Edible Bird’s Nest

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

edible birds nest

This fun craft is not only adorable when done, but it’s tasty too! Sit the kids down to make this fun spring project. Be sure to make extras for friends and family.

You will need:

Chow mien noodles chocolate chips or brick chocolate Jelly beans candy coated chocolate eggs marshmallow chicks peanut butter wax paper paper plates (colored plates optional)

Directions:

// 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.

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Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.


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