Simple Spring Baskets

simple spring baskets Simple Spring Baskets

Fun recipes for kids don’t get any cuter than this! Kids will love these fun to make and fill baskets.



2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter
1 (6-ounce) package (4 cups) chow mein noodles


Colored licorice, cut into 5-inch lengths, if desired
Vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), melted, if desired
Decorator sugars, if desired
Coconut, tinted, if desired
Pastel-colored chocolate candies or jelly beans


Butter 12 muffin pan cups; set aside.

Combine marshmallows and butter in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until mixture is melted. Stir in noodles until very well coated.

Press mixture evenly onto bottom and up sides of prepared muffin pan cups with buttered fingers. Immediately press licorice ends into each basket to form handle, if desired. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.

Remove baskets from muffin pan cups. Decorate baskets with melted candy coating, decorator sugars and/or coconut as desired; fill with candy. Store in container with tight-fitting lid for up to 2 days.

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