Easter Nests With Jelly Bean Eggs

Preparation:  10 min. Cooking: 0 min. Total: 10 min.
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  • 4 Cup chow mein noodles
  • 4 Fl Oz light corn syrup
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 3/4 Cup peanut butter
  • 36 jelly beans
Break chow mein noodles into small pieces; set aside in large mixing bowl.

Combine sugar and corn syrup in large saucepan.

Cook on medium heat until the sugar is melted and there are bubbles at the edge of the pan.

Add peanut butter and stir until smooth.

Pour peanut butter mixture over crunched up noodles; toss until completely coated.
Let cool slightly to avoid burns.

Butter hands lightly and use approx 1/4 cup mixture to form a compact ball.

Make indention in the middle of each ball to resemble a bird's nest.

Place on waxed paper and let cool completely.

Place 2-3 jelly beans inside each nest.

Serve on a bed of green-tinted coconut for extra festive look.
Calories
370 Cal
Fat
13 g
Carbs
62 g
Protein
5.3 g
Fiber
1.6 g
Sugar
37 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
170 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     1.6 g
Fat     13 g
Sugar     37 g
Carbs     62 g
Protein     5.3 g
Calories     370 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     4.9 g
Fat, Mono     5.1 g
Fat, Sat     2.4 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     31 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     1.1 mcg     0.9 %
Vitamin, A     0.2 IU     0 %
Vitamin, B12     0 mcg     0 %
Niacin     3.1 mg     19 %
Riboflavin     0.1 mg     6.6 %
Vitamin, C     0 mg     0 %
Vitamin, D     0 IU     0 %
Vitamin, B6     0.1 mg     6.6 %
Vitamin, E     2 mg     13 %
Panto, Acid     0.3 mg     5.1 %
Choline     11 mg     2.1 %
Thiamin     0.1 mg     9 %

Minerals

Calcium     13 mcg     1.3 %
Phosphorus     83 mg     12 %
Magnesium     33 mg     8 %
Copper     0.1 mcg     12 %
Fluoride     0.6 mcg     15 %
Zinc     0.8 mg     6.9 %
Cholesterol     0 mg     0.3 %
Sodium     170 mg     11 %
Selenium     7.9 mcg     14 %
Manganese     0.5 mg     6.4 %
Potassium     140 mg     2.9 %
Iron     1.1 mg     13 %