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    Jelly Beans Nests

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    Total Time:

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    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Lindi's Note:

    Crunchy chinese noodles and marshmallow make the cutest little nests for your Easter table. Try one at each place setting. Kids will really love them!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Over medium heat, combine marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan.
    2. 2
      Stir until melted.
    3. 3
      Add noodles and stir to completely coat the noodles.
    4. 4
      Spray 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
    5. 5
      With buttered hands place about 1 tablespoon of mixture into muffin cups and shape with hands to form"nests".
    6. 6
      Refrigerate til set.
    7. 7
      Fill nests with jelly beans.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 27, 2008

      55

      I replaced the jelly beans with chocolate eggs with a colorful hardshell. They tasted delicious! And were sooo cute!

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    • on April 05, 2007

      55

      I was a little heavy handed on the size of the nests, so mine only made 8, but it was a lot of fun. Also, I combined the chow mein noodles with kashi golean cereal...has some neat little shapes that look like various things a bird would use for a nest. Thanks for the inspiration and great idea...my son and I had a blast and have little gifts for his friends.

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    • on April 19, 2003

      55

      I love this recipe. It is similar to one that I've made for several years, but this recipe has more marshmallow coating, so I was much happier with it. At our house the Easter Bunny leaves the nests on the Easter breakfast table for everyone to enjoy in the morning. I made these in the microwave by melting the butter first, then adding the marshmallows and cooking until they were melted (about 45 seconds), finally mixing in the noodles. Instead of large muffin tins, I used the mini cupcake tin and the small jelly beans. This made for a treat that was about the right size for us. This is such a great surprise for the kids in the morning and the adults look forward to it as well. Thanks for posting this, it's an Easter tradition and a recipe I never want to lose!

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    Nutritional Facts for Jelly Beans Nests

    Serving Size: 1 (28 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 139.4
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    54%
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 99.7 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.4 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 4.8 g
    19%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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