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Rice Krispies Bird Nest Treats

Rice Krispies Bird Nest Treats

Celebrate Springtime with these adorable Rice Krispies Bird Nest Treats.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8


  • 2 C Rice Crispies
  • 1 C Pretzel Sticks, broken in half
  • 1 C Coconut Flakes, sweetened
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 10-oz bag of Marshmallows (about 20 marshmallows)
  • 1 Green Food Coloring
  • 1 bag Jelly Beans


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Add marshmallows and stir until melted.
  3. Add food coloring a drop at a time until your desired color is reached. (For this recipe, we made it a pale pastel green.)
  4. Add rice krispies and pretzel sticks. Stir.
  5. Add coconut flakes and stir.
  6. In a mini muffin tin, either spray with cooking spray or lightly butter.
  7. Press the mixture into the muffin tin with buttered fingers or waxed paper.
  8. Add jelly beans while warm, so they stick.
  9. Let set about 20 minutes, or 5 minutes in the fridge.