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Bird's Nest Cookies

Categories: Cookies, Quick to fix
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

This is definitely a "hands-on"cookie recipe -- children of all ages can get involved!

Serves: 12 servings


  • 6-ounce package butterscotch or peanut butter morsels
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3-ounce package chow mein noodles
  • 8-ounce package jelly beans

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  1. Melt morsels and peanut butter in saucepan over low heat.
  2. Stir in noodles. Mix until well coated.
  3. Place a tablespoon of noodles on waxed paper. Shape into a nest with a large spoon.
  4. Add jelly beans for eggs.
  • Children love to make their own nests and choose the color of jelly beans to use for eggs. This is definitely a recipe for "hands-on" involvement of children, even pre-school age.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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