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  • 1 star values: 2

Crispy cornflake chicks in a chocolaty cereal nest are a sure sign that spring is on the way.

Martha Stewart Kids, Spring, Martha Stewart Kids, Spring 2006, Martha Stewart Kids, Spring 2006

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Credit: Gemma Comas

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Yield:
Makes 7 nests and 14 chicks
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toast coconut in 350 degree oven until lightly browned, about 5 minutes, stirring once. Butter seven 3 1/2-inch bowls; set aside. Melt butter in saucepan. Add marshmallows; stir until melted. Stir in cornflakes. Set aside 1 3/4 cups of the mixture in a medium bowl.

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  • Stir 1/2 cup coconut, crushed chocolate pieces, and melted chocolate into mixture in pan. Press into bowls to form nests. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  • Form chicks from reserved mixture (attach 1- and 3/4-inch cereal balls with peanut butter). Decorate with candies. Remove nests from bowls; line with coconut. Add chicks.

Cook's Notes

Tiny Features: Try snipped licorice ropes for eyes, candy-coated chocolates for wings, and candy-coated sunflower seeds for beaks.

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Reviews (19)

13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2