Chocolate Easter Nests

    1 hour 20 min

    The great thing about these chocolate Easter egg nests is that you can get your kids to help you. They're quick and easy to make, and guarantee loads of fun over the long Easter weekend.


    Yorkshire, England, UK
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    Makes: 15 chocolate nests

    • 325g milk or plain chocolate, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
    • 150g rice krispie cereal
    • 50g desiccated coconut
    • mini chocolate eggs or jelly beans to decorate

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:1hr setting  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat.
    2. Stir in the cereal and coconut until well coated. Divide into 15 mounds on a greaseproof paper-lined baking tray. Shape into nests; press an indentation in the centre of each.
    3. Place a few chocolate eggs or jelly beans in the centre of each nest. Allow to set at room temperature, then store in an airtight container.

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    Just made these with my 9 year old grandson. We added some tiny easter chenille chicks. Look very Easterish good fun and no cooking.  -  05 Apr 2012