Kataifi Nests

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

These are the best looking egg nests I have ever seen AND they are edible.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Brush 12 muffin cups with butter or use silicone muffin pans.
  3. Pull the kataifi into 1-inch-thick bundles; cut bundles into 2-inch lengths. Place in a bowl; separate into a loose pile with fingers. Toss with butter, sugar, and cinnamon, if using.
  4. Divide among 12 muffin cups; press into bottom and up the sides.
  5. Cook until golden and crisp around the edges, 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Let cool.
  7. Fill with jelly beans, speckled eggs or other candy eggs.