Easter Nests

Beverley Williams


My kids loved these snacks on Easter. Sometimes they would add a Peeps chick or a mini chocolate bunny to the nests.

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12 nests
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


2 c
mini marshmallows
4 c
chow mein noodles
1/4 c
butter plus extra to coat muffin tin and fingers.
jelly beans, m & ms, robin's eggs, or other small egg shaped candy.


1Lightly butter a 12 cup muffin tin.

2In a sauce pan, combine the marshmallow and 1/4 c.butter over medium heat. Cook, stirring often, until the butter and marshmallows are melted.

3Add the chow mein noodles stirring to coat well.

4Butter your fingers and press the mixture into the bottom and up the side of the muffin tin cups to form a nest shape.

5Refrigerate until firm. Remove from muffin tin and fill each with jelly beans or other egg shaped candies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #easter