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Cereal Birds' Nests

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 9

Marshmallows, cereal and candy is all you need to create these sweet birds' nest treats. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter
3
cups large marshmallows plus 9 marshmallows
3 3/4
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal (from 16.2-oz box)
2
tablespoons Betty Crocker™ fluffy white frosting
5
banana stretchy and tangy taffy candies (from 6-oz bag)
9
orange slice candies (wedges)
18
miniature chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and 3 cups of the marshmallows uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after every minute, until smooth. Gently stir in cereal until thoroughly coated.
  • 2
    Spray 1/2 cup measuring cup with cooking spray. Measure rounded 1/2 cupfuls cereal mixture onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheets. Shape into nest shapes.
  • 3
    To make the birds, cut feet, beaks and wings out of the taffy candy. Adhere to each of the remaining 9 marshmallows with a small amount of the frosting. Cut tops off orange slice candies; use frosting to adhere on top of each marshmallow for crest. Place 2 miniature chocolate chips on front of each marshmallow with frosting for eyes. Place 1 marshmallow in each of the cereal nests.

Expert Tips

  • Get the kids involved! Have fun with different candies to decorate your birds.
  • Cut the candies and have them all ready to go, making it fun and quick for the kids to create these little cuties.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
160mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
80g
27%
Dietary Fiber
11g
47%
Sugars
36g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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