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Saturday, 7 April 2012

Chocolate Krispies Easter Nests

I'd like to wish all my blog readers a very Happy Holiday weekend.

I haven't made Chocolate Krispies for a very long time,  however I am expecting a visitor who cannot eat wheat, so I thought that these would be a nice treat and they are if you use reasonable quality chocolate.

Chocolate Krispie Nests
200g dark chocolate
100g rice krispies
chocolate mini eggs

Break the chocolate into a bowl and stand it over a pan of gently simmering hot water until the chocolate is melted.  Remove from the heat and stir in the krispies.  Mix thoroughly until all the krispies are well coated.  Put it into paper cases and pop the mini egg onto the mixture while still melted.  I made some small krispie bites as well as the full size chocolate krispies. 

I am entering my Chocolate Krispie Nests for this month's Teatime Treats the food blogger challenge run by Kate at What Kate Baked, who is hosting this month and Karen at Lavender and Lovage

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At 7 April 2012 at 18:45 , Blogger Dom at Belleau Kitchen said...

I used to melt a Cadburys Creme Egg and use this to make my crispies!! And I have to make these for my Random Recipes of all things!! Yours look so sweet especially with the little eggs nested in there. Very sweet. Happy Easter xx

At 7 April 2012 at 19:29 , Blogger Caroline said...

Really pretty presentation. I love simple little nests like this - I usually use shredded wheat to make them more nest-like (but no good for your guest!). I'm sure your guest will be really pleased that you've catered for them!

At 7 April 2012 at 20:57 , Anonymous Fiona Maclean said...

Goodness, that really does take me back. Last time I had those I think I was at least 35 years younger!

And they were nothing like as pretty as your version Janice

At 8 April 2012 at 01:46 , Anonymous Lisa @ Snappy Gourmet said...

What a fun and cute idea!

At 8 April 2012 at 08:40 , Blogger Kate@whatkatebaked said...

A true Easter classic- the happinness and joy we'd have as kids (and erm big kids- I made these last year too!) making these- and tucking into them of course! Thank you ever so much for entering these into TTT!

At 8 April 2012 at 11:28 , Blogger Annes S said...

Oh my not had these in years, takes me back to being a young girl in the kitchen and mainly eating most of the mixture before had a chance to set!

At 8 April 2012 at 20:28 , Blogger Baking Addict said...

I love rice krispies treats - yours look so cute and delicious! So considerate of you to make something for everyone. Happy Easter! x

At 9 April 2012 at 07:36 , Blogger Chele said...

Oh how your picture has brought a smile to my face, I haven't had a rice crispie treats since I was wee. Lovely post.

At 9 April 2012 at 13:49 , Blogger Karen S Booth said...

I LOVE chocolate Crispies and always have done. I used to make them with Hannah when she was little and scoff most of them! These are a PERFECT Easter Tea Time Treat thanks Janice, and I am smiling from ear to ear now, such lovely food memories! Karen Happy Easter too....


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