Easter Bunny Mix

If you love Muddy Buddy Treats like me, then you will love this sweet snack/dessert! This fun recipe is perfect for Easter and everyone will be sure to enjoy it. This mix is filled with Easter Cadbury chocolate eggs because what would Easter be without them? Plus, it’s another great excuse to buy candy..at least for me! This mix is addicting so enjoy it while they last 🙂
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Easter Bunny Mix

Easter Bunny Mix

Ingredients

6 cups Rice Chex Cereal

2 cups White Chocolate Melts

1 1/2 cup. shredded coconut

2 cups Mini Cadbury Eggs

1 cup marshmallows

Red food coloring (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place Chex cereal in a large bowl and set aside.
  2. In a microwave proof bowl, melt white chocolate melts in the microwave and stir until smooth.
  3. Pour white chocolate over cereal and gently fold until coated. (If you want to make half of your mixture pink, save half of the melted chocolate and add about 3 drops of food coloring. Mix until light pink, then mix in cereal).
  4. Put one cup of the shredded coconut in a large plastic bag and pour the chocolate coated cereal in, then add the other cup of shredded coconut. Shake bag until coated in coconut
  5. Pour out onto foil or a cookie sheet and let cool.
  6. Add Mini Cadbury Eggs and marshmallows and serve!
http://kathrynskitchenblog.com/2016/03/easter-bunny-mix/

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Sprinkled Oreo Cookie Popcorn

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There are so many ways to spice up popcorn and this is one super way! With only 4 simple ingredients how can you go wrong? Especially for those of you who have sweet tooths. You can also easily double the recipe for more as well 🙂

Yield: 12

Ingredients:
1 bag of popped plain popcorn
1 cup melted white chocolate
20 Oreo cookies; crushed (I used birthday cake edition Oreos)
1/4 cup sprinkles

Steps:
1. Pop your popcorn and spread it out on a cookie sheet lined with foil. Drizzle the melted chocolate and sprinkle in the cookies and sprinkles. Mix with a spoon until evenly coated. If you are having a difficult time getting everything combined, mix with your hands! Let cool for 20 minutes until chocolate has cooled and enjoy this delicious crunchy sweet treat!
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Funfetti Cake Batter Bars

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Funfetti Cakes are my favorite cakes to bake because of all the SPRINKLES!!! Back in my college days, me and my friends/roommates would make cookies out of cake mix occasionally because it was so easy and took a few minutes to bake..plus they make the best cookies if you have a major sweet tooth like me. I changed up the recipe a bit and made these cookies into bars and added a LOT more sprinkles and chocolate. These are so fun and pretty to eat!

Yield: 12

Ingredients:
1 box of funfetti cake mix
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp corn starch
1/2 cup sprinkles
1/2 cup white chocolate chips

Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, mix together cake mix, melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, corn starch, sprinkles, and white chocolate chips. (Save a few sprinkles and white chocolate chips for the topping!)

2. Lightly grease a 9 x 9 inch baking pan and smooth out cake mixture until even. Top with more sprinkles and white chocolate chips and put in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes. Let cook for 15 minutes after (it will cook a little more during the cooling process!). Cut into bars and enjoy!
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Cinnamon Roll Popcorn

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The best part of watching any movie is the popcorn of course! I have had my favorite caramel corn on my mind  from a candy store on the wharf in Monterey. I finally have made some time to make my own version from scratch for the first time. This sweet crunchy snack tastes like a combination of caramel corn and the inside filling of a cinnamon roll….its amazing and addicting so be careful!

Yield: 6

Ingredients:
10 cups popped plain popcorn; or 1 1/2 microwavable popcorn bags
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup butter; cut into cubes
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup white melting chocolate
1/2 cup white chocolate chips

Steps:
1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. In a large bowl add popped popcorn and pecans. In a microwavable safe bowl add butter, cinnamon, and corn syrup. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes stirring every 30 seconds. Once melted add in vanilla extract and baking soda and mix until combined and consistency is like a syrup.
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2. Pour syrup mixture in large bowl and with a spatula, mix until popcorn is coated evenly (about 3 minutes). Pour coated popcorn on a baking sheet lined with foil or a silpat ( what I used). Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

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3. Once baked, let cool for about 15 minutes. Melt white chocolate and drizzle over cooled popcorn. Sprinkle white chocolate chips and let cool for another 15 minutes until chocolate is cooled. Enjoy with your favorite movie or just as a perfect sweet snack!
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Rice Krispy Treats dipped in white chocolate

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I made these treats when I when I went to go visit my girlfriends in my college town, Fresno a few weeks ago. Every time I make a trip I love bringing my friends a tasty treat to get us through our fun filled weekend! These simple rice krispy treats have a festive Valentine’s Day twist! You can always alternate the M&M colors for any season! Plus, I dipped the bottom of them in white chocolate so they make the perfect holiday treat. These are so easy to make, kids can even do it too!

Yield: 12

Ingredients:
6 cups rice krispy cereal
2 Tbsp butter
1 16 oz bag of mini marshmallows
1 cup of M&M’s
1 cup white chocolate ‘candy melts’
Sprinkles (optional)

Steps:
1. In a microwavable safe bowl, microwave marshmallows and butter for 1 1/2 minutes.

2. Measure cereal and M&M’s and put in a large bowl. Once marshmallows are melted, add to large bowl and mix with a spatula until cereal and M&M’s are completely coated with marshmallows.imageimage

4. Lightly grease a 9 by 13 inch pan and pour rice krispy mix. Top with sprinkles and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

5. Once rice krispy treats are cool, cut into 12 squares. In a medium bow, melt white chocolate ‘candy melts’ and dip one side of rice krispy treats. With a butter knife, scrape off access chocolate. Place dipped treats onto a cooling rack. Top with more candy or sprinkles, its completely up to you and let cool.