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Bird's Nest Cookies

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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

Ingredients:

  • 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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Directions:

  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.
Tips:
  • 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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