1 Break chow mein noodles into small pieces; set aside in large mixing bowl.
2 Combine sugar and corn syrup in large saucepan.
3 Cook on medium heat until the sugar is melted and there are bubbles at the edge of the pan.
4 Add peanut butter and stir until smooth.
5 Pour peanut butter mixture over crunched up noodles; toss until completely coated.
6 Let cool slightly to avoid burns.
7 Butter hands lightly and use approx 1/4 cup mixture to form a compact ball.
8 Make indention in the middle of each ball to resemble a bird's nest.
9 Place on waxed paper and let cool completely.
10 Place 2-3 jelly beans inside each nest.
11 Serve on a bed of green-tinted coconut for extra festive look