You can build robin nests that are good enough to eat!
What You Need
- 12-oz. package of butterscotch or peanut butter baking chips
- 2 cookie sheets
- blue jelly beans or Jordan almonds
- 5-oz. can of chow mein noodles
- saucepan and spoon
- wax paper
What You Do
- Melt chips
Stir baking chips in a pan over low heat till melted and smooth.
- Add noodles
Stir in noodles till completely covered.
- Place on sheets
Plop 8 to 10 spoonfuls of mixture onto cookie sheets covered with wax paper.
- Shape nests
Shape each spoonful into a cup-shaped nest.
Put in the refrigerator to chill.
- Add candy eggs
Add several candy “eggs” to each edible nest.Recipe by Ellen Lambeth; photo by Mark Godfrey
This recipe originally appeared in the March 2012 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.