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CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY: Cook Something Up Together!

Mother’s Day is on Sunday! Still looking for a gift or want to have some extra bonding time with the lady who gave you life? Celebrate your mother hen with these crispy nests filled with an extra little something.
 
 
Ingredients:
 

1 1/2 cups Chinese crispy noodles
1 1/2 Rice Krispies
1 cup shredded coconut
1/3 cup corn syrup (light)
3/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 package of jelly beans or colored chocolate malt balls
 
Directions:

 
In a large saucepan combine corn syrup, peanut butter, cocoa powder, sugar and vanilla. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Fold in the noodles. Rice Krispies, and the shredded coconut. Allow to cool until you can touch it without burning yourself. Using about 2 spoonfuls of mixture, place on wax paper and create an indentation in the middle. Add jelly beans or other candy to look like eggs in a bird’s next.

By Jana Konys

5/9/2008 9:37:00 AM
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