Crispy Chocolate Nests

Carol Junkins


Been making these for years this is the best recipe I found for them, kids love to help!


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 nests
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 5-6 oz
    flake coconut
  • 5-10 dash(es)
    green food dye
  • 2 jar(s)
    7.5 oz marshmallow fluff
  • 6 c
    rice krispies
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12
    cupcake liners
  • 36
    robins eggs candy

How to Make Crispy Chocolate Nests


  1. Place coconut in a bowl. Add 5-10 drops of food dye and stir with a fork until well blended.

    Put aside to dry.

    Melt marshmallow fluff and chocolate chips in a pan over medium-low heat, scraping stirring constantly until soft and pliable.
  2. Stir in rice Krispies and remove from heat.

    Arrange cupcake liners in cupcake pan.
    Cover hands with cooking oil
    Gather a small amount of cereal mixture and shape to fit into a cupcake liner.
    Roll more cereal into a log shape and make a rim around the top of each nest.
  3. Fill center with green coconut and top with three different colored robins eggs.

    Let cool. Store covered until served.

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About Crispy Chocolate Nests

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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