Chocolate Bird Nests

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed cornflakes cereal
  • 3 cups (18 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 54 jelly beans in various colors

    Method

    1. Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper. In a large bowl, with your hands, toss together the noodles and cereal
    2. In a medium-size saucepan melt the chocolate, stirring constantly until smooth.
    3. Pour over the noodle mixture and toss gently with a mixing spoon until evenly coated.
    4. For each nest, mound 2 tablespoonfuls of the cereal mixture on the prepared baking sheet.
    5. With your fingers, make an indentation in each mound, shaping the mixture into nests. Press three jelly beans in each indentation.
    6. Set aside until firm, about 2 hours.
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