Birds Nest

Birds Nest

Community Classics .
Edited on Mar 19, 2005

These are a perfect treat for kids. Take them to the classroom to share with everyone.


1/4 cup of margarine
6 cups of rice cereal
one bag (10oz) large marshmallows
green food coloring
jelly beans


melt the butter and marshmallows in a large pan, stirring constantly. When it is almost all melted together add 5 or 6 drops of green food coloring and mix well. When it is all melted together remove from heat and add rice cereal, mix well. Form small slightly flattened clusters of the mixture and set on wax paper. Add 2 jelly beans to the top for the bird eggs and push them in just a little to stick. If you wet your hands slightly to form the clusters it is much easier to work with. Let sit for 2 hours and then watch the kids enjoy.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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