Who needs apple pie when you can create this bunny-shaped cake? Perfect for peanut butter lovers, sure to please picky eaters, this Peanut Butter Bunny Crisp Cake recipe will make the traditional Easter holiday gathering an occasion family and friends will long remember.

This recipe is easy to include the kids for helping.

The batter includes marshmallows, crisp rice cereal, and Jif Creamy Peanut Butter. The cooled crisp cake can be decorated with a glaze and fun toppings such as licorice, gum drops, and jelly beans.

Have fun!

 Peanut Butter Bunny Crisp Cake

Peanut Butter Bunny Crisp Cake

Peanut Butter Bunny Crisp Cake


  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 - 10oz packages of marshmallows
  • 2 cups Jif Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 10 cups crisp rice cereal
  • Crisco(R) No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • Smucker's(R) Jelly Beans
  • Licorice, gum drops, or decorative candy

  • Glaze (optional)
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted powder sugar


In large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows. Stir until completely melted and remove from heat. Stir in Jif and mix well to incorporate.

Add rice crisp cereal and stir until well coated.

Press into two 9-inch pans, well coated with Crisco No-Stick Cooking Spray and allow to cool.

Cut ears and bow tie from one cake. This is done by cutting two football shaped ears from the top and bottom of one cake layer, leaving a bow tie-shaped piece in the middle. Position two ears at top of whole round cake and place bow tie under the face.

That's it! Now you can apply optional glaze, if desired. Decorate with Smucker's Jelly Beans, marshmallows, licorice, and gum drops or any of your favorite cake decorations.


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