Cereal Birds' Nests

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

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 9

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
  • 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 INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
80g
80%
(Dietary Fiber
11g
11%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
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 Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.