When I was growing up my grandmother and my aunt always made these wonderful salty sweet treats that we called birds nests. My other aunt and cousin and I got to reminiscing about them not too long ago and it turns out, out of all the family recipes we have none of us had the birds nest recipe. My family made them year round, but I thought what a fun Easter dessert they would be to make with my kiddos so I started trolling the internet in search of birds nest recipes. I found one that came pretty close on All Recipes.com and modified it just a little. My little guy and I made a wonderful memory while we made these adorable Easter desserts and it was even more special that I was able to make one of my childhood traditions one of his.
Birds Nest Cookies
1 Package Nestles Butterscotch chips (can also use chocolate)
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 cups chow mein noodles
Cadbury’s mini eggs
Put butterscotch chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave at 20 second intervals on 70% power, stirring between each until chips are smoothly melted.
Fold in the peanut butter and chow main noodles. (Can add more noodles if needed.)
Scoop out ont0 a sheet of parchment paper and form into little nests.
Add Cadbury eggs on top of nests.
Let cool until hardened.
We’ve had a great time getting ready for the this Sunday including making these Easter desserts. I’ve been decorating up a storm including my kid friendly Easter display and my mantle below with the block’s similar to the ones I made for Valentine’s day and then we made the cute little Easter egg crafts below. (I saw the idea on Free Kids Crafts.com)
I wish you and your family a Happy Easter if you’re celebrating and that you have as much fun making memories as we have.
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