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One viewer wrote: "Thought you'd enjoy this variation on the bird's nest recipe - instead of using choc. chips that can make the nest VERY brown - try butterscotch chips - this is how my friend makes them (and now me as well) and my kids love them!"



Spring Nest
Ingredients:
 • 1 large can of chow mein noodles
 • 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
 • 2 tsp. shortening
 • "Peeps" (marshmallow chicks)
 • some sort of egg-shaped candy
   (jellybeans, M&M's, etc.).
Directions:
 1.  Melt the chips & shortening in a glass
     bowl in the microwave (usually about 1
     min. to 1 1/2 min.). Sitr frequently to
     avoid burning.
 2.  Pour in the noodles & stir till coated.
     
 3.  Drop big spoonfuls on dessert paper
     plates. Let kids form into 'nests'.
 4.  Add eggs & marshmallow chicks as
     desired.
 5.  Place in fridge for 30 min. to harden.
     
 6.  Eat & enjoy!!
 7.  Makes 6-7 nests.
 8.  NOTE: You can also use butterscotch or white chocolate chips for additional variety.

 

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