Bird Nests


  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 4 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 package jelly beans , cadbury chocolate eggs, or mini robin eggs


  1. Butter a muffin tin. In a medium saucepan on low heat, combine marshmallows and butter until melted. Stir in the chow mein noodles; coating well. With greased fingers press small amounts of noodle mixture into bottom and sides of muffin pan. Refrigerate until firm. Fill with candy.

Recipe Notes

You can also shape by hand.