Chocolate Bird Nests

Ruthann Cook


I got this recipe from my sister. She is so fortunate to have the really cool craftsy gene! This is great for an Easter idea, kids (old and young alike) will love these! A nice combination of sweet and salty too.

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Makes 12 nests
10 Min


1 can(s)
potato sticks approx. 3 cups
1 bag(s)
chocolate chips 12 oz.
1 bag(s)
egg shaped candy, like m & m's


1Melt Chocolate Chips in microwave (1-2 minutes) stir while melting.
Dump in Potato Sticks and mix well.

2Spray 12 cup muffin tin with Pam, drop a gob of mixture in each spot. Press mixture around inside of cup and bottom to build nest.

3Put in fridge 2-3 hours or more to harden. When firm, take a knife around the nests to get them out of the muffin tin.

Step 4 Direction Photo

4Put on plate and add M&M’s, or Reese’s candies as “eggs”.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American