Marshmallow Treat Birds Nest

How cute are these to display on your table for spring? The best part is that they are yummy too…

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This is a fun snack/ decoration that is so easy and fun to make that the kids can even do it ( with supervision of course! )

All you need is:

Bird Peeps ( I like the variety of colors )

4 cups of Dry Chow Mein noodles

3 tbsp. of unsalted butter

3 cups of mini marshmallows

1/2 tsp of vanilla extract

jelly beans


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The 1st step is to put butter and marshmallows on low heat in a medium saucepan… this step takes about 8 minutes for the butter and marshmallows to melt together ( occasionally stirring)

Once the two are melted than add in your vanilla and stir it together for about 30 seconds

Then add in the 4 cups of dry chow mein noodles making sure you mix these up really good and have all the noodles covered in the marshmallow goodness ; ) as seen below

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Coat your hands liberally with shortening, (butter doesn’t work as well) and  have some nearby for re-coating. I got this idea from and my hands felt great afterwards

Next step is to form a ball with the noodles …. you can make them any size you want ( but I suggest no bigger than a baseball )

Then use your thumb to make the center of your nest!

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Once your nests have cooled then you can insert your jelly beans! ( some people like to use robin eggs ) and with a toothpick put a Momee peep bird on the side of your nest so she can watch over her eggs

You and your little one have now completed your adorable edible birds nests… Enjoy!

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