Easter Egg Nests recipe

Easter Egg Nest Recipe (Chef Shayna)

How to make a cute treat that will get the kids involved.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp. shortening*
  • 1 1/2 cups chow mein noodles, coarsely broken
  • 72 jelly beans or 24 marshmallow chicks (or a combination)

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Directions
  1. Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Put chow mein noodles in baggie and coarsely break using your hands.

  2. Place butterscotch chips, chocolate chips and shortening in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute; stir.

  3. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Immediately add chow mein noodles; stir to coat.

  4. Drop mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared tray. Make nest shape with the back of a spoon. Place 3 jelly beans or a marshmallow chick in nests and let stand until firm. If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm. Store in tightly covered container. Makes 2 dozen.

* Do not substitute butter, margarine, or oil for the shortening.
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