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Bird's Nests III

Bird's Nests III

"The kids can help fill the nests."
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servings 307 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 307 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Line a cookie sheet with foil and grease with spray-on cooking oil.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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  1. 30 Ratings

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This is worth 5-stars for the fun factor and cuteness alone, although I actually think they're quite tasty too! I make mine just a little differently, although the basic idea is the same. I us...

Most helpful critical review

Very cute. I added come chocolate chips to mixture to give it a little extra flavor, but was still kind of bland. Did like other reviewers and formed them into muffin pans. Instead of jelly bean...

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This is worth 5-stars for the fun factor and cuteness alone, although I actually think they're quite tasty too! I make mine just a little differently, although the basic idea is the same. I us...

I love this recipe!! I have been making something similar for years. I found the easiest way to form the nest is to use a cupcake pan sprayed lightly with butter spray. It keeps your hands clean...

I just made these with my 3 yr old son. He did the measuring- so nothing exact!! It took 16 minutes start to finish- I melted the butter and marshmallows in the microwave. We put Cadbury choco...

We make these a little different. We add 1/4 C peanut butter and use marshmallow cream. The marshmallow cream makes them less sticky and easier to work with. Use a microwave safe bowl and the...

Great fun to make with my children and they taste good too. Reeses Peanut Butter Eggs are the perfect size and come in great pastel colors for the eggs.

Essential to a keep a pat of butter handy to re-butter fingers between forming each nest. Recipe makes a dozen generous cupcake-size nests -- six huge nests would be more than one person could ...

I loved this recipe because it was quick, easy and festive for Easter. I put speckled jelly beans and a marshmallow chick on top. Then I incorporated them as part of the buffet table decoratio...

I made these last year as place setters. They were adorable AND tasty! I used chocolate candy coated eggs instead of jelly beans. I took mini sticky notes and wrote everyone's name on one, attac...

This was the basic recipe I was looking for- thanks!

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