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Jelly Bean Nests


Kids will love making (with supervision) these Jelly Bean Nests. They are also perfect for each place setting at your Easter table.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1-6 ounce package chow mein noodles or 4 cups unsweetened cereal
  • Jelly beans or Easter-colored candy-coated chocolates


Butter 12-cup muffin tin. In a double boiler, melt marshmallows and butter. Stir in noodles or cereal until well coated. With buttered fingers, press mixture on bottom and up sides of muffin cups. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Remove cups from muffin tin and fill with desired candies.
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