Peeps® Brownie Nests

Prep Time: 25 Min.
Total Time: 10 Min.
Servings: 10

Brownies make the perfect base to these spring nests for adorable PEEPS® chicks

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition

Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories580 Calories from Fat230 Total Fat25g Saturated Fat6g Trans Fat0g Cholesterol50mg Sodium380mg Total Carbohydrate84g Dietary Fiber1g Sugars50g Protein4g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A4% Vitamin C0% Calcium0% Iron15%

Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice: 5 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Preparation

  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.

Recipe Tips

  • Make an assortment of nests using different colored PEEPS® chicks.
  • Store in loosely covered container.
  • Check out other PEEPS® inspired recipes!