Birds Nest Cookies
12 oz. package chow mein noodles
12 oz. package butterscotch morsels
90 egg-shaped candies - Cadbury Mini Eggs
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Pour the butterscotch morsels in a microwave-safe bowl and place them in the microwave. Heat for 30 seconds then remove to stir. Return to the microwave and heat again for 30 seconds. Stir until melted. Add in the chow mein noodles and mix till combined. Use a 1/4 measuring cup to portion out the cookies onto the baking sheet. If the mixture starts to solidify in the mixing bowl, you can reheat for 15 to 30 seconds to melt. Place three egg-shaped candies in the center of each cookie. **Note: To get them to stick and stay put, dip the bottom of the mini-egg into butterscotch before placing in nest** Allow to set for at least 5 minutes before serving or transferring.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies
Allergy note: contains dairy and wheat ingredients
Easter Nest Sugar Cookies
1 package (16 oz) Pillsbury® Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies (24 cookies)
1 container (12 oz) fluffy white frosting
1 cup flaked coconut
- Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
- Frost cookies. Add coconut to a 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add 2 to 3 drops favorite food color, shaking bag to blend color. It may be necessary to add 1 to 2 teaspoons water to help disperse the color evenly or additional food color until desired color is reached. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon coconut on each cookie.
- Top with jelly beans or candy coated chocolate peanut candy.