Goin’ Easy on Easter Treats

I don’t know about you, but my schedule has been ridiculous lately!  Oops!  My son’s school Easter party almost snuck up on me.  I did remember in time, but I only had a couple hours total to devote to making the treats.  So, I looked around for some cute but easy ideas.  These treats turned out to be a big, yummy hit and several folks asked me to post about it.  Here ya go. See recipe below.

photo 3-3Scratch-Made Chocolate Cupcakes with Butterscotch Pudding and Canned Frosting
I have had this basic cupcake recipe so long I have no idea where it originally came from.  I love these cupcakes because they are made with mayonnaise instead of eggs and have very few ingredients for homemade batter.  They turn out moist, chocolatey and delicious.

 

photo 1-3Easter Fish Snacks
Spread Snyder’s Butter Knots pretzels on a baking sheet.  Top each pretzel with a Hershey kiss.  Place in a preheated 350 degree oven for a couple of minutes or until the chocolate looks shiny, indicating that it’s melted.  Remove pan from oven and press a Goldfish cracker into each chocolate kiss, flattening into a disc.  Place in the refrigerator for a few minutes to set the chocolate.  It’s a great snack for kids while they learn about the story of Jesus’ Miraculous Fish Catch, John 21:1-14.  Fun for kids to make and eat!

photo 2-3Rice Krispy Robin’s Egg Nest Treats – Right off the Rice Krispies website  These are great for the kids to help make, too.

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