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Nesting Chicks Recipe

Nesting Chicks Recipe

These fun little treats make a great presentation for a children's springtime get-together or Easter parties. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 4 drops green food coloring
  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 6 cups Corn Pops
  • 1/2 cup jelly beans
  • 16 Peeps

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Meanwhile, in a small resealable plastic bag, combine water and food coloring. Add coconut; seal bag and shake to tint. Set aside.
  • 2. Place the cereal in a large bowl; add marshmallow mixture and stir until combined. Press into greased muffin cups. Let stand until serving. Remove nests from cups; top with tinted coconut, jelly beans and Peeps. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 220 calories, 5 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.