Why make boring puffed rice treats when you can make colorful and festive bar treats using Peeps and crispy rice cereal? You can use any 4 colors of Peeps that you prefer – or even double up on two colors for a half-and-half treat. This delightful dessert is sure to be the hit of the Easter party; it's all things fun and delicious. Of course, making these themed treats can be an exciting family activity. Round up your kids and make some memories! If you prefer other Peep-themed sweets (or, have a handful of the marshmallows left over from your Easter basket!), check out the video above for some creative ideas.

Emma Crist
This Story Originally Appeared On myrecipes.com


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  • Grease  one 8- or 9-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

  • In a medium-sized microwaveable dish, microwave 10 Peeps of the same color with 1 tablespoon of butter on high for 1 minute. Immediately stir together until smooth. (*Spraying a spatula with cooking spray will help the mixture not to stick.)

  • Stir in 1 1/2 cups of cereal until fully coated. Press mixture evenly into the bottom of the loaf pan.

  • Repeat steps 2-3 with the next three layers, pressing each colored mixture firmly and evenly on top of the previous layer. Cool completely, around 1-2 hours, before slicing. Cut 1-inch think slices widthwise, and then cut the slices in half. Serve on a cake stand or insert a cake pop stick into the bottom of each treat to make cereal pop treats. Display pops in a jar or candle votive holder stuffed with Styrofoam.