Rice Krispies 2011 Making Memories Challenge & $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Cocoa Butter Krispie Treat Eggs

4/12/11 – Congrats to Tina M. from Florida our Giveaway winner.

Rice Krispie Treats just happen to be one of my favorite guilty pleasures and yes I have been known to devour an entire batch on my own. So how excited was I to be asked to be part of a Rice Krispies nationwide challenge. I am on Team Philly with 3 great Philly bloggers. This year we are going to complete 4 challenges. The first of which was this Easter challenge. And we had an absolute blast putting this together and devising our own Easter Rice Krispie Treat recipe – Cocoa Butter Krispie Treat Eggs. We created an entire Rice Krispie treat Easter display to showcase our goodies – including an Easter basket made from Rice Krispies.  I love my crafty Philly Team! Oh and we each get to giveaway $100 Visa gift card (see below for details on how to enter).

Our Rice Krispie Treaty Display!

A Rice Krispie Treat woven basket, a large Rice Krispie Treat wrapped Easter Basket and Rice Krispie Treat Flower Pops.

Recipe: Cocoa Butter Krispie Treat Eggs

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 3 cups Mini -Marshmallows
  • 3 cups Cocoa Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup Shredded Coconut, sweetened
  • 1 cup Butterscotch Chips

Coating: pastel candy melts with speckles

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in large pot over medium heat.
  2. Mix in marshmallows until melted.
  3. Turn heat to low and stir in Cocoa Rice Krispies.
  4. Mix in coconut and butterscotch chips.
  5. Let cool slightly and mold into egg shapes and allow to set on a tray.
  6. Follow directions on the bag to microwave candy melts until melted.
  7. Dip each egg into the melted chocolate, whole or halfway.
  8. Sprinkle with colorful sprinkles and pipe with icing as desired.

These Eggs were incredibly yummy and so fun to make it. The kids would have a blast decorating them too!

Team Philly - Joey , Me, Tara , Sarah

Each of our blogs below are also running a $100 giveaway! Go visit and comment!

Please ‘like’ our Cocoa Butter Krispies entry on Facebook when it goes live April 13th!! This is a contest and we need your help to win it!

PHILADELPHIA:

Tara Bucci, Baby Momma Blog
Joey Fortman, Real Mom Media
Sarah Peppel, Genesis Moments

Here’s how to win:

1) Leave a comment sharing your favorite Krispies Treat

2) Additional ways to win:  Blog, Tweet, and/or Facebook a link to this post.  Be sure to come back here leave separate comments below with links to your extra entries!

Post this on Twitter & Facebook:  Win $100 Visa Gift Card from @CookingwithZ! http://goo.gl/lQ1iE #RiceKrispies

4) Contest ends at midnight April 11, 2011.

Winner will be randomly selected via Random.org .

Official Rules:

Abbreviated Rules: No Purchase Necessary. Begins no earlier than 12:00:00 AM (ET) on 03/28/11 and ends no later than 11:59:59 PM (ET) on 04/12/11. For complete Official Rules, go tohttp://web.mediacdt.com/docs/EasterGiveawayRules.pdf. Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Subject to complete Official Rules. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: The Motherhood; www.TheMotherhood.com.

View official rules here:http://web.mediacdt.com/docs/EasterGiveawayRules.pdf

Disclosure: This is part of a paid campaign sponsored by the makers of Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal ®, TM, © 2011 Kellogg NA Co.

Be sure to check out the amazing video Joey made:

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  1. Brittany Says:

    I love the orginal recipe, but looking forward to trying your new recipe. Sounds great. Thanks.

  2. Doreen Says:

    I’ve always simply eaten the regular Marshmallow Rice Krispy treats! I never did anything special with them. I love the Rice Krispy baskets and eggs! Cute! purposedrivenlife4you at gmail dot com

  3. Doreen Says:

    tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/luvscontests/status/55083219309178880

    purposedrivenlife4you at gmail dot com

  4. Gina Pastella Says:

    Love the original rice krispie treats, but I’m definitely going to be trying your recipe for Easter. Looks yummy and I love coconut. Good Luck ladies!

  5. Jessie C. Says:

    I like it with mini chocolate chips

  6. Jessie C. Says:

    blogged.http://tcarolinep.blogspot.com/2011/04/giveaway-cooking-with-z.html

  7. Jessie C. Says:

    Facebooked.http://www.facebook.com/#!/tcarolinep/posts/205378369481832

  8. Jessie C. Says:

    tweet.http://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/55123130406027264

  9. Mami2jcn Says:

    I love rice krispy treats with M & Ms.

  10. Mami2jcn Says:

    tweet-http://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/55251873678098433

  11. Katherine Says:

    I love the original recipe! They are so yummy! Sometimes if I am in chocolate mood I spread melted chocolate chips all over the top!

  12. Katherine Says:

    http://twitter.com/#!/kdolphins7/status/55369508013096960

  13. gina @ the crave to save Says:

    I have only had the original rice krispie treats, and I love those!!
    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

  14. gina @ the crave to save Says:

    tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/CrazyItalian0/status/55387571127193600
    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

  15. gina @ the crave to save Says:

    shared on fb! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=205095369515735&id=100001464938109

    gina.m.maddox (at) gmail (dot) com

  16. Beth from Hungry Happenings Says:

    I love adding peanut butter cups to my homemade Rice Krispies Treats. I love how you created the basket using treat bars. Great idea!

  17. Stefanie Says:

    Love that basket. It is adorable. Can’t wait to try out your version of these treats. They look delicious!

  18. dara Says:

    my favorite rice krispie treats are homemade with lots of marshmallows!!
    tacomaprncss at aol dot com

  19. Steph Says:

    http://twitter.com/#!/DesMoinesDealin/status/55800538838740992

  20. Steph Says:

    my favorite treat is caramel rice krispie treats with chocolate chips!

  21. Cathy W Says:

    The original Rice Krispies treats are our fave but will be trying this one very soon!

  22. Cathy W Says:

    http://twitter.com/cjwallace43/status/55923927708475392

  23. Cathy W Says:

    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=141261395942442&id=100000204187513

  24. marina Says:

    Choco drizzled rice krispie treats for sure!

  25. m Says:

    Choco drizzled rice krispie treats for sure!

  26. Tabathia B Says:

    I like the original rice krispies fresh from the oven and sometimes with m&m’s
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  27. Tabathia B Says:

    tweet
    http://twitter.com/#!/ChelleB36/status/55996215883612160
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  28. Tabathia B Says:

    posted/shared on fb
    http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=212368702108060&id=100000585237064
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  29. Tina M Says:

    I like the Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs

  30. Tina M Says:

    http://twitter.com/#!/HappyTina0115/status/56555560753041408

  31. woodworking patterns Says:

    I have been meaning to post something like this on my blog and this gave me an idea. Cheers.

  32. cindy w Says:

    I love rice crispy treats with choc chips and nuts mixed in – yum!

  33. Jennifer Marie Says:

    My favorite is the original rice krispie treat added with a little chocolate drizzle on top!

  34. Jennifer Marie Says:

    tweeted!

    http://twitter.com/#!/JenniferCNP/status/56789619307589632

  35. Jennifer Marie Says:

    posted to facebook

    http://www.facebook.com/mommiecooks?sk=wall#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=154203447976507&id=661240371

  36. Andrew Boyle Says:

    I love the store bought rice krispie treats. Something just tastes better about them!

  37. Andrew Boyle Says:

    I tweeted the giveaway under aboyle823

  38. Andrew Boyle Says:

    I like you on Facebook and posted the giveaway on my facebook.

  39. Brenda Dailey Says:

    I love the original recipe but with melted chocolate drizzled on top!!!!

  40. Phyllis Says:

    My favorite is just the original recipe

  41. Phyllis Says:

    I tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/phyllis2win/status/57100472644939776

  42. Phyllis Says:

    I shared on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=180517101996271&id=100001482299246

  43. Shawn Says:

    I love the original Rice Krispie Treat recipe.

    shawn113(at)hotmail(dot)com

  44. susitravl Says:

    My favorite Rice Krispie Treat is made with Peanut Butter. My grandma made them like that. I recently learned that they are called Scotcheroo’s. DELICIOUS!

  45. Stefanie Says:

    Wow. I made your recipe this weekend and it was great! The kids loved it too!

  46. Anne Says:

    I am boring, I always just make the original recipe. Sometimes we add chocolate chips.

  47. Anne Says:

    I tweeted
    http://twitter.com/lunaj1456/status/57426056130461696

  48. telitha Says:

    i made a rice crispy treat cake for my husband’s b-day one year- so yummy!
    telithahight at yahoo dot com

  49. telitha Says:

    tweet
    http://twitter.com/thight1/status/57442303731712000
    telithahight at yahoo dot com

  50. angie Says:

    I love the traditional Rice Krispies treats with the addition of peanut butter! MMMM

  51. angie Says:

    I tweeted here: http://twitter.com/#!/FotoMacro/status/57511320551047168

  52. tess Says:

    my favorite krispes treat is to make them into the shape of a hersheys kiss- you pack them in a funnel and wrap aluminum foil around them- they look great. I think i’ll make them for EAster and my kids b-day party :)
    tcogbill at live dot com

  53. Mari Says:

    I love Rice Krispies Treats with M&M’s baked in.

  54. Mari Says:

    http://twitter.com/LuckyDuckyToo/status/57617078059941888

  55. Mari Says:

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=113092592105477&id=520433979

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