Edible Bird's Nests
chow mien noodles
chocolate chips or brick chocolate
candy coated chocolate eggs
paper plates (colored plates optional)
Place squares of wax paper onto to individual plates.
Put chow mien noodles in a large bowl. If using brick chocolate,
break into pieces. Melt chocolate chips or pieces in the microwave,
or over low heat on stove, just until melted. Pour melted chocolate
over chow mien noodles, mix together to coat. Place mounds of
chocolate/chow mien mixture onto several plates (on top of waxed
paper). Have children form the mixtures into nests. Be sure the
chocolate has cooled, but don't wait too long or it will harden!
Using peanut butter as an adhesive, "glue" down the jelly beans and
candy coated chocolate eggs inside the nest cavity. "Glue"
marshmallow chick on the edge of or inside of the nest.
These make fun gifts from kids to their friends, teacher and family
members. You can also make these nests at birthday parties as a fun
and edible take home party favor.