The Nest Best Thing

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by CountryLady

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!

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

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!

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.

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