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Birds Nests

  •  4.4 stars stars based on 16 reviews
  •   81% would make this again
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Makes about 6

4 cups chow mein noodles
3 cups miniature marshmallows
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
small jelly beans

Line a cookie sheet with foil and grease with spray-on cooking oil. Pour noodles into a large bowl. Melt the butter and marshmallows over medium heat, stirring until smooth. Pour marshmallow mixture over noodles, stirring until well coated. Rub some butter on hands and form noodle mixture into six round balls. Place balls on prepared cookie sheet. With the back of a teaspoon, press the center of each ball to make a
hollow indentation. Let nests set until they are firm. Fill each with small jelly beans. (Other small candies of your choice may be substituted, such as M & M's, small gumdrops, chocolate covered raisins, chocolate covered peanuts, etc.)

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Reviews of Birds Nests:

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  A cookie baker  Dec 14, 2011
Would make this again.
I've made them ahead of time for Christmas. Should I freeze them or just keep them sealed tight in a cool place? 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Canada  Nov 11, 2011
Would make this again.
I like the simplicity of the recipe but next time would mould the "nests" in muffin tins. They really do look like little birds nests! 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Nov 11, 2011
Would not make this again.
eh...nothing special 3 stars

   Aug 21, 2011
Would not make this again.
ah.... it tasted better with melted chocolate and cornflakes... with mini eggs.

3 stars

  A cookie baker in [email protected]  Dec 22, 2009
Would make this again.
Great idea and very yummy. Only thing I did different was form into much smaller balls.Very sticky when forming but i put a lil warm water on hands instead of butter and made it much easier to form 4 stars

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