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Birds Nests Made with Chow Mein Noodles

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2009 Birds Nest Made with Chow Mein Noodles Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com

Birds Nest Made with Chow Mein Noodles

2009 Birds Nest Made with Chow Mein Noodles Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
Not only is this recipe for Birds Nests simple to make, but it's the perfect treat to make to hold jelly beans on your Easter table.

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Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 27 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles
  • jelly beans or other colorful Easter candy resembling eggs
  • doughnut holes for one large nest

Preparation:

Cover a baking sheet or pan with waxed or parchment paper. Either melt the butterscotch chips and peanut butter in the top of a double boiler or in the microwave (heat 1 minute, stir, continue heating in 10 second increments until melted and smooth.) Stir in chow mein noodles. With buttered fingers shape mixture into one big nest or individual ones. Place on prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm. Fill with jelly beans or other candy.

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 4 out of 5
, Member 157jen

I made these with my girls and they loved them so much we are making them for their classmates. I bought some Easter candy bags from Box and Wrap so we can individually wrap each nest. These bags have bunnies on them..they are much cuter than just plain cello bags. Thanks so much for the recipe!

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