Chocolate Bird's Nests

Chocolate Bird's Nests Recipe

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Chris L.


These are just adorable. Kid friendly, let them get their hands in there and help! PS: It has all the good things, like chocolate, peanut butter and salt!

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24 nests
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


12 oz
milk chocolate chips (or semi sweet, or even white chocolate!)
3/4 c
creamy peanut butter
5 c
chow mein noodles
jelly beans, candy coated choc. eggs, etc.

How to Make Chocolate Bird's Nests


  • 1Line a baking sheet or jelly roll pan with parchment paper or silicone mat. (Or use paper liners in muffin tins)
  • 2In large saucepan, melt chocolate chips and peanut butter, SLOWLY on low heat.
  • 3Stir constantly until blended (about 5 min.)
  • 4Place chow mein noodles in a very large bowl.
  • 5Pour chocolate mixture over noodles, stir well. (If you want to use your hands to mix, make sure chocolate isn't too hot!)
  • 6Drop on parchment paper or silicon mat using a large cookie scoop (about 2 TBS for each nest).
  • 7Use back of spoon to form an indentation for the eggs.
  • 8Chill until set, about a half an hour.
  • 9Before serving place candy eggs or jelly beans, peeps, or other candies in center.

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About Chocolate Bird's Nests

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids