Where has the time gone? It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in 2014 and celebrating a great 2013 and now it’s already April. That why, with Easter being late this year, we thought it would be a great time to share this recipe! How cute are these Chocolate Birds’ Nests?!? They’re super easy to make, super tasty and the perfect treat for Easter. Enjoy and happy baking!

Photo courtesy of Sarah Scoop.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tblsp of unsalted butter
  • 6 oz (1/2 bag) of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 oz (1/2 bag) of butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 oz (1/2 of a large bag) of chow mein noodles
  • 36 mini Cadbury eggs

Instructions:

  1. Grease the wells of a muffin pan with butter.
  2. In a large microwave-proof bowl, heat the chocolate and butterscotch chips in 30 second intervals until thoroughly melted.
  3. Once melted, add the peanut butter to the chocolate/butterscotch mixture, mixing well until smooth and completely combined.
  4. Carefully add the chow mein noodles, stirring with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula, until completely coated.
  5. Using a large spoon, mold the mixture into the wells of your muffin tin, indenting the tops slightly with the back of the spoon.
  6. Chill the nests until hardened, about 1 hour or so.
  7. Once chilled, gently remove the nests from the muffin tin.
  8. Place three eggs (or colored jelly beans!) on the tops of each nest.

Original recipe courtesy of Sarah Scoop.

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