Sunday, April 13, 2014


I woke up this morning thinking it was time to start making some Easter basket items. Bunny Bait is one of those things that has been around for a long time and there are many different recipes.  I will share mine which is so simple and really quite good.


2 Cups Rice Chex
2 Cups pretzel sticks
1/2 jar of pastel colored sprinkles
1 bag marshmallow flavored Wilton's Candy Melts
1 large package of the pastel colored M&M's
1 package microwave popcorn (light or no butter) popcorn

 Pop the corn (making sure you have eliminated any un-popped kernels) then mix the popcorn, pretzels and the Chex cereal onto a Silpat lined cookie sheet. Mix it all around until you get good distribution.
 I find it easier to put the ingredients into a big bowl and then you drizzle the marshmallow white chocolate over the mix and gently mix with a spoon (plastic works best). After it is mixed, gently spread out on the Silpat lined cookie sheet.
 At this time sprinkle on the half jar of pastel sprinkles.  If you were to put them on during the time you pour on the chocolate they would become incorporated into the mix and not be colorful. After it has completely cooled then I put it back into the big bowl and add the bag of M&M's and gently mix.
 I wanted to be able to put either name or initial on each bag so my "Bunnies" would know which was theirs.  I found this adorable bunny graphic over at The Graphic's Fairy and just brought it into my draw program, sized and added the initial.  I printed the graphics out onto a full label sheet and then cut around the bunny, put on a clear cellophane bag.  Ready for the Easter baskets!


Graphic, The Graphic's Fairy 
Sprinkles & Marshmallow melting chocolate, Wilton
Draw Program, Corel Draw
Full Sheet Label, Avery Label
Cellophane bags, craft and specialty stores
Ribbon, Costco
Pretzels, popcorn & M&M's, grocery store

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  1. Such a wonderful bunny bait recipe, the Easter Bunnies will be running to get some.

  2. Anonymous, those bunnies are pretty tricky but I'm thinking that you are correct in that I think they will be running at full speed ahead for this bait!