chocolate butterscotch candy (bird's nests)

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Careema Bell
from Pittsburgh, PA

These are a childhood favorite. These cookies/candies were always on my Mema's Holiday Cookie List. The mixture of butterscotch chips, chocolate and chow mein noodles is so satisfying. A perfect dessert to introduce kids to the kitchen with.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves about 36 pieces
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For chocolate butterscotch candy (bird's nests)

  • 1 c
    butterscotch chips
  • 1 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 c
    chow mein noodles
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How To Make chocolate butterscotch candy (bird's nests)

  • 1
    Heat chocolate and butterscotch chips in a double boiler or in the microwave about 4 minutes or until the chips are smooth.
  • 2
    Stir in chow mein noodles until they are thoroughly coated.
  • 3
    Use a tablespoon to place spoonfuls of the mixture on a waxed paper lined baking dish
  • 4
    Allow the candy to cool until the chocolate/butterscotch has hardened
  • 5
    These are also known as bird nests. A fun suggestion is to place the mixture on a waxed paper making a small indentation in the center of the candy to serve as a "nest". Place colorful jelly beans or robin's eggs candy into the indentation and voila! Bird's nests!

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