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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bird Nest Cookies {Recipe}

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These chocolate peanut butter bird nest cookies are a fun Easter treat! With only three ingredients and some chocolate candy coated eggs you have a festive treat that is supper yummy! There are so many fun ways to celebrate Easter. These Easter Basket Cupcakes make a darling display. You might also like these free printable bunny cupcake wrappers. Make sure you browse all the fun Easter Crafts. Oh, check out these bunny cupcakes!

chocolate peanut butter bird nest cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bird Nest Cookie Recipe

1 pound milk chocolate candy coating
1 pkg chow mein noodles
1/2 peanut butter
candy coated chocolate eggs (Cadbury)

bird nest cookie ingredients

Prepare two 12 cavity mini muffin pans by lightly spraying pans with cooking spray. Lay a piece of plastic wrap over the top of  each pan. Push plastic wrap into each cavity.

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Slowly melt candy coating and peanut butter in a double boiler. Candy coating has a very low melting point so the water does not need to boil.  If candy coating gets too hot it will actually thicken and harden cloudy.  Take your time and candy coating will stay liquid and harden with a sheen.

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Gently fold in 1 package of chow mein noodles.

bird nest cookie ingredients

Drop a spoonful of chocolate mixture into each cavity. Make sure the mixture fills the cavity so they stand up once you remove them from the pan.

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Immediately  place chocolate eggs in the nest before candy coating hardens.

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No mini muffin pans? No worries. Drop the mixture by spoonfuls onto wax paper.

chocolate peanut butter nest cookies

Allow cookies to completely cool and harden! Enjoy!

Note: I also placed the mixture directly into un- greased  mini muffin pans. After placing filled pans in the freezer for 10 minutes the cookies popped right out.

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