Bird's Nest Cookies

These quick cookies are adorable at Easter time. Place a single cookie in a small, clear cellophane bag and tie with a pastel organza ribbon for giving as gifts.

INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 24 COOKIES

  • 12 ounces butterscotch chips
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • Assorted jelly beans or candy-covered chocolate eggs
  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.

  2. Place butterscotch chips and peanut butter in microwave; melt, stirring often, about 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in chow mein noodles and peanuts; coat well.

  4. Drop by teaspoonfuls on baking sheet.

  5. Press centers down with your thumb; add jelly beans or chocolate eggs to make it resemble a nest. Let cool completely.

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