Springtime Nests


Character-Concepts-springtime-nestsYour kids are sure to enjoy making (and eating) these fun ‘nests’. Make up a batch, go outside and enjoy the treat you’ve made and see if you can spot some birds flying to their real nests!

  •  1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 2 1/2 cups chow mein noodles
  • jelly beans or malted egg candies
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups cornflakes, lightly crushed
Combine butterscotch chips, corn syrup, peanut butter and sugar in large microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30 second intervals. Stir in chow mein noodles and cornflakes until evenly coated. Quickly shape scant 1/4 cupfuls mixture into balls, make indentation in centers to form nests. Place nests on waxed paper to set. Place 3 jelly beans in each nest.

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Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 22 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.They have developed character curriculum from preschool through high school, based on what they found worked when teaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!

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