white chocolate coconut nests

White Chocolate Coconut Nests

1 (11 ounce) package white chocolate chips
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 cups chow mein noodles
1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
3 1/2 ounces jelly beans, assorted fruit flavors

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Trace six 3 1/2-inch circles on parchment. Set aside.

Melt chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Add vegetable oil and stir until smooth. Add chow mein noodles and coconut and stir until well mixed. Cool mixture slightly.

Using your hands, shape mixture into six nests using outlines as guide. Chill for at least 30 minutes until firm.

Fill with jelly beans. Place in grass around egg cake.

Makes 6 nests.

NOTE: To make small nests, trace 1-inch circles on paper.

Makes 18 small nests.

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