Turtle Dove Nests Recipe

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Turtle Dove Nests Recipe
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Turtle Dove Nests Recipe

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Inspired by the traditional carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," our Test Kitchen staff created these cute chocolate nests. With jelly bean eggs, they would make fun treats for Easter, too. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 package (11 ounces) peanut butter and milk chocolate chips
  • 2 cans (3 ounces each) crispy rice noodles
  • 1/3 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/3 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 45 blue jelly beans

Directions

In a microwave, melt chips; stir until smooth. Stir in the rice noodles, cereal and peanuts.
Divide into 15 mounds on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Using fingers, shape each into a nest; press an indentation in the center of nest. Fill each nest with three jelly beans. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Turtle Dove Nests in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2011, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 nest: 217 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package (11 ounces) peanut butter and milk chocolate chips
  • 2 cans (3 ounces each) crispy rice noodles
  • 1/3 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/3 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 45 blue jelly beans
  1. In a microwave, melt chips; stir until smooth. Stir in the rice noodles, cereal and peanuts.
  2. Divide into 15 mounds on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Using fingers, shape each into a nest; press an indentation in the center of nest. Fill each nest with three jelly beans. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Turtle Dove Nests in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2011, p21

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sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 136996
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2014

"I love this idea! I used to make similar candies as a child, but didn't add the "eggs." These will be on my Christmas cookie trays from now on!"

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