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
Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
Place butterscotch chips and peanut butter in microwave; melt, stirring often, about 3 minutes.
Stir in chow mein noodles and peanuts; coat well.
Drop by teaspoonfuls on baking sheet.
Press centers down with your thumb; add jelly beans or chocolate eggs to make it resemble a nest. Let cool completely.