I have made these little treats for the past couple of years and both adults and children enjoy them. The Easter Egg nests are edible party favors or place holders at the Spring Easter table.
You could also use these for parties at school instead of cupcakes or as a teacher or neighbor treat.
They are really easy to make, and the kids will enjoy filling the nests with the treats. However, the adult might want to stick to the nest building because it is pretty sticky and the kids might eat all the nest building mixture!
How to Make Chow Mein Noodle Bird’s Nest Cookies
- 1 Bag Chow Mein Noodles
- 1/2 bag of mini marshmallows
- 2 tablespoons of Butter
- 1 tablespoon of Vanilla Egg shaped candies
- Microwave the butter on high in a glass bowl for 45 seconds or until slightly melted
- Add the marshmallows and microwave for another 1 to 2 minutes until the marshmallows are melted
- .If using vanilla add now and mix them together until they incorporate into a gooey mix just like rice krispie treats.
- Add the chow mein noodles and mix until they are all coated.
- Add 1/4 - 1/3 cup of mixture into a greased muffin tin and press down lightly to egg candy eggs.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 11 Serving Size: 1 nest
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 58 Total Fat: 3g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 22mg Sodium: 84mg Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 1g Protein: 1g
Make Easter Party Favors out of these Chow Mein Easter Egg Nests
Since Peeps tend to get hard quickly you can skip this step or just add them right before you are serving them. These Easter Nests can be stored in a plastic container for 3 days.
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