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Heartland Cooks: Easter Bunny Bait

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Easter is upon us and this week’s Heartland Cook shares a recipe sure to bring the Easter Bunny hopping into your home.

Cassie Dennis with Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation shows us how to make Bunny Bait ahead of the Cape Girardeau's Largest Bunny Hop & Egg Drop Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Osage Park. The event begins at 9 a.m. and is free to attend.

Eggs full of goodies will be dropped from helicopter by Cape Copters for three separate age group starting with two to three year olds at 9 a.m.

Eggs will drop for four to five year olds at 9:30 a.m.

The Largest Bunny Hop will take place at 9:45 a.m., and then the third and final egg drop for six to seven year olds will kick off at 10 a.m.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup pretzel sticks (broken in half)
  • 2 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • ½ package vanilla Almond Bark
  • ½ bag Easter M&M’s (or candy of your choice)

Directions:

Pop popcorn according to package directions, and remove unpopped kernels. Add pretzels and Rice Chex.

Melt Almond Bark in a microwave for 30 seconds at a time until melted. Stir until smooth.

Pour melted Almond Bark over popcorn and toss to coat mixture well.

Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper. Spread coated mixture over a baking sheet.

Sprinkle the desired amount of Easter candies on top and refrigerate.

Once Almond Bark has cooled and hardened, set a plate out for the Easter Bunny to enjoy!

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