Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This recipe comes from the latest issue of Canadian Living magazine. I haven't made them but I hope you'll let the kiddies help you make these chocolate nests for those decorated Easter eggs!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup chopped milk chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles (or pretzels)


  1. Melt the chocolate with the oil in a large heatproof bowl over a saucepan of hot (not boiling) water.
  2. Add the noodles & stir until coated.
  3. Drop into 4 piles on a baking sheet lined with wax paper.
  4. Use your fingers to shape into nests about 3 inches in diameter.
  5. Refrigerate until firm, about an hour.
  6. Fill with candied eggs.
  7. They can be stored in a cool place in an air tight container for up to 4 days.


Most Helpful

WOW! You know, this recipe caught my eye as soon as I saw it and I decided rightaway that I had to make it today! Luckily for me, I bought chow mein noodles for the first time yesterday evening at Publix. I have never eaten chow mein noodles before, so I really didn't know how this would turn out...but, I was VERY INTERESTED TO TRY! I also had Ghiraldeli's milk chocolate on hand and I substituted the oil with butter. These were so cute when done{I made them at 10:30am and we had them after dinner at 7:30pm}. So, they were refrigerated right from 11am till 7:30pm. These are just so cute and nice! I've made one more batch to share with someone tomorrow:) I really am missing not being able to share these with the little kids who were my best friends' in Oman. SIGH! Someday, I will. Thank you so much for posting!

Charishma_Ramchandani April 08, 2004

Easter Bunny, I know I ate waaaaaaaay too many, but will you still respect me in the morning? HAPPY EASTER to all!

gailanng April 23, 2011

This is wonderful because 1. they are very yummy 2. they are very easy to put together and 3. they are so dang cute! I did these for my son's preschool class and the teacher even brought the director in to see them. I just used a tablespoon and slapped it down on the pan. I used my fingertips to form the nest. Easy peasy!

GwenG April 02, 2010

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