Easter Recipe of the Day - JELLY BEAN NESTSgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Cooking & Crafts : One Thread
Jelly Bean Nests
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/4 cup butter
4 cups crunchy chow mein noodles
jelly beans (or any egg shaped candy)
Over medium heat, combine marshmallows and butter in a large saucepan. Stir until melted. Add noodles and stir to completely coat the noodles. With buttered hands place about 1 tablespoon of mixture into muffin cups and shape with hands to form"nests". Refrigerate til set. Fill nests with jelly beans.
-- Karen (email@example.com), March 26, 2002
Karen you just "inspired" me.I think I will use rice krispies instead of noodles.I think the kids will enjoy this project and they can give some as treats at Sunday School,etc. this weekend.Thanks.
-- willa in IL. (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 26, 2002.
Oooh I like the riceKrispie idea. The kids will have a great time making these. They are really a crafty lot. My two year old Journey loves to paint and decorate things. She will love this idea.
-- Melinda (email@example.com), March 26, 2002.
A couple of drops of green food coloring makes them look like grass nests!!
-- Ivy in NW AR (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 26, 2002.
Karen I tried this recipe for our Easter dinner for the grandkids and everyone absolutely loved them and it was so easy. I had to use Dots instead of jelly beans but that worked ok. Thanks for the great little recipe.
-- Marilyn in CO (email@example.com), April 01, 2002.