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Birdnest Candies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy (Luis) Thordsen
Added: Sunday, March 12, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package chocolate chips
1 package butterscotch chips
1 (5 oz) can chow mein noodles
coconut
green food coloring
jelly beans

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chips in a double boiler. Remove from heat and add chow mein noodles. Spoon onto wax paper, making an indentation with the back of the spoon in the center to look like a bird nest. Decorate with coconut colored with green food coloring for grass and jelly beans to look like birds eggs.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a really cute project to do for Easter with the kids.

 

 

 

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