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butterscotch bird nests

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a recipe by
Amanda Brecht
Middle Amana, IA

My aunt introduced me to these fun little snacks. We made them for Easter and it was a perfect treat, not to mention a hit with everyone! The recipe can be tweaked to however you like your nests, and it is all based on personal preference.

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cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For butterscotch bird nests

  • 1 (12 oz.) pkg
    butterscotch chips
  • 1 large can
    chow mein noodles
  • 1 pkg
    candy eggs (i used the "robin's eggs")

How To Make butterscotch bird nests

  • 1
    Put the butterscotch chips in a glass bowl and melt in the microwave. The amount is completely optional, I used the entire bag.
  • 2
    Once the chips are melted, stir in the chow mein noodles.
  • 3
    On a piece of parchment paper, take a small scoop of the chow mein noodle mixture and form a small nest with your hands. Place the eggs on top.
  • 4
    Do not refrigerate, just leave uncovered on parchment paper to dry.

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