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April 28, 2011

One More Easter Goodie - Easter Egg Nests!

The other day I told you I had another Easter recipe, and I do not want to disappoint! I made these adorable little Easter Egg Nests. I'm sure you have seen a similar version all over food blogland. I combined techniques from two different recipes and came up with my own twist on these adorable "nests". Some people like to use Peeps as the birds. We aren't too fond of Peeps at our house, so I didn't want to use them just for the look of it. I decided to use candy eggs to fill up those nests instead of Peeps. They can still be nests! Just Easter egg nests instead of birds' nests :)

Easter Egg Nests
adapted from here and here
Melt peanut butter and butterscotch morsels in a large pot. Add in the chocolate square. Mix well. Add in the pretzel sticks, coating evenly. Place on parchment paper and assemble pretzels to look like nests, leaving a center which will be filled with eggs. Chill to let the chocolate harden. Once chocolate has hardened, fill with eggs.

Printable Recipe

I'm linking up to:
What's Cooking Wednesday@ Tales From the Fairy Blogmother
What's Cooking Wednesday? @ Not So Homemade

Looking for more Easter treats? Here's another keeper - simple but SO yummy! They are especially great for the kids :) Check out these Cereal Treat Easter Eggs!

Peace, and bacon grease!


The Better Baker said...

Really cute! I love the flavor not only are they cute cute, they are delicious delicious as well! Nice!

Unknown said...

YUM! And I love that they use my most favorite Easter candy! :)

Thanks for linking up to "Made it on Monday". I hope you will join in often ;)

Keli said...

These are so cute!! My boys would love them. I think we might made some tomorrow :)

Thanks for sharing at What's Cooking Thursdays!

Desi said...

@ The Better Baker - I love cute AND delicious food, don't you?

@ Lark - Those Cadbury eggs are so good!

@ Keli - They are definitely kid-friendly :) Hope they like em!

Run DMT said...

Oh wow. Not only do they look so darn cute, but they sound delicious! I'm filing this one away for next Easter.

I'm sharing an Easter treat this week at the food meme I co-host called Friday Food Fight. I would love for you to link along and play along and add us to your food linky list. Hope to see you in the ring. :-)

Anonymous said...

This is great!! I love butterscotch chips - I feel they are the most underrated of all the chips! :)

Thanks for linking up to Foodie Friday. I hope to see you again next week!!

maiylah said...

oohhhh...cute presentation! am sure it's delicious as well! :)

Miz Helen said...

Hi Desi,
What a great Easter Treat. This is a precious little basket. Great idea! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

Cheerful said...

wow, this is great recipe for easter treats, kids will love this for sure! thanks for sharing your recipe! anyway, have a great weekend! -PinayMum - Mommy's Life Around...

Desi said...

@ Run DMT - Um, love your name! I missed your linky for this past Friday, but I'll definitely be back in the future, and thanks for letting me know about it!

@ Little Brick Ranch - I totally agree! Butterscotch is underrated... I love it!

@ Maiylah - Aww thanks, they are cute aren't they? :)

@ Miz Helen - Thanks and I'll be back nest, I mean next, week :)

@ Cheerful - Hope your kiddos like em! Hope your weekend was great!

Unknown said...

Very cute!! I like the little eggs better then peeps anyway!! :)

Desi said...

@ Jenn - I wish I liked peeps, they just don't do it for me. But I did, however, enjoy snacking on those little cadbury eggs for the past week!

Alison said...

TOTALLY CUTE! And I'm sure they tasted quite decadent! Thanks for sharing!
~Prairie Story

Desi said...

@ Alison - Oh yes, they were delish! I love chocolate covered pretzels, and the butterscotch and pb were a great plus! Love the sweet and salty combo.