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PEEPS® Brownie Nests

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 10
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Brownies make the perfect base to these spring nests for adorable PEEPS® chicks.
Updated Mar 14, 2023
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Fudge Brownie Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 4 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1/2 cup Mike and Ike® juniors candy (from 3.5-oz package) or your favorite miniature jelly beans
  • 10 PEEPS® brand party cake flavored marshmallow chicks


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking parchment paper, and spray with cooking spray. Make and bake brownies as directed on box. Cool 30 minutes, then freeze in pan 1 hour. Using 3-inch round cutter, cut 10 brownie rounds.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows, and microwave in additional 30-second increments, stirring until combined and marshmallow mixture is melted. Add chow mein noodles; stir until coated. Working quickly with buttered hands, form about 1/2 cup mixture into a nest. Repeat for a total of 10 nests. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Place 1 chow mein nest on top of each brownie round. Top each with candies and 1 PEEPS® chick.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make an assortment of nests using different colored PEEPS® chicks.
  • tip 2
    Store in loosely covered container.


Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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