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Fabulous Spring Treat

In light of the holiday and this beautiful weather, I decided to make these charming birds nests to serve at our Easter supper. After a bit of trial and error {note- the coconut cookie version of these are a bit more challenging and mine looked more like lumpy saucers than nests}, the chow mein birds nests turned out great and were a hit! Do you have a favorite spring dessert? Do tell!


Chow Mein Birds Nests


  • 2 cups butterscotch or chocolate chips (I used chocolate)

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • 2 cups chow mein noodles

  • Jelly Beans or M&M's ( I used M&M's)

Cover a baking sheet or pan with waxed or parchment paper. Melt 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.
Put butter on your fingers & shape mixture into individual nests. Place on prepared pan
Refrigerate until firm. Fill with jelly beans and serve.


{Image via makinitmi.com, but I will be posting my image soon}

 

5 comments:

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

These are ADORABLE! :) Happy Easter!

Beach House Living said...

They look like nice little nests to me.

Southern Aspirations said...

These are adorable! Must try them the next time around!

Missypixie Doodle said...

Wonderful idea! <3

koralee said...

Oh I love these ...I will need to make up a batch...so so pretty with the blue eggs inside. Thank you for visiting me the other day. Your blog really is lovely xo




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