Egg-Ceptional Easter Nests

Egg-Ceptional Easter Nests
based on 14 reviews
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20 min.
21 min.
30 nests

Get ready for the Easter Bunny's visit with unforgettable Easter Nests treats. Nestled in delicious butterscotch or chocolate nests, the unforgettable taste of these elegantly wrapped candy eggs will leave kids hopping for more.


  • Wax paper
  • 1 2/3 to 2 cups (11- to 12-ounce package) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Butterscotch or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) chow mein noodles
  • 30 to 60 NESTLÉ NestEggs, any flavor
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LINE trays with wax paper.

MICROWAVE morsels in large, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Stir in peanut butter until well blended.

ADD chow mein noodles to morsel mixture; toss until coated. Using ice cream scoop that measures about 2 rounded tablespoons, scoop and drop onto prepared trays then immediately shape into nests. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Before serving, place one or two NestEggs in each nest. Store prepared nests in covered container for up to 1 day.

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Easy, quick, tasty, and cute nests!

I just made these little nests and the whole process only took about 15 minutes! I halved the recipe and put 2 mini malted milk eggs in each nest. I ended up making 30 nests which will be great for the Easter egg hunt I am hosting tomorrow!

- Sonja Kohler-Gardner from Bothell, WA

Bringing Back Memories

I love this recipe. It tastes good and it is quick and easy. The kids can help with the cookies so you can work fun family time into baking as well. For me I always associated these cookies with Christmas, I had never thought to put an easter egg as the decoration. I will have to try them out this year.

- Kris McNaughton from Guelph, ON

Oldie but goodie

This recipe takes me way back, my mother always made these at the holidays but added nuts to them and called them noodle nut bites. They were always a hit with friends and family.

- Nancy K from Cape Cod

egg nests

Have made these a few times and they really are a hit. You can even use them to decorate a cake or have your kids help make them. Will make these again during the year.

- Sharon Seyler from TACOMA, WA

Great Easter project

Just made these with my 5 year old. She loved them, and it was easy to do. Taking them to family and friends this weekend!

- Jennifer Anderberg from Usk, WA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/30 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 30

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 80
  • Total Fat: 9g (14% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 5g (25% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 75mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 19g (6% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (2% of DV)
  • Sugars: 12g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Vitamin A: 0% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

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

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