Cereal Birds' Nests

Cereal Birds' Nests

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

9

servings

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
  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.
Makes 9 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 80g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 36g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.