• Melissa Harvey

Easter Egg Nests

*originally posted 3/17/2012


1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 teaspoon shortening

2 cups chow mein noodles

1/2 cup shredded coconut

2 drops green food coloring

18 Cadbury Mini Eggs


Line baking sheet with waxed paper.

In a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave at 50% power for 1 minute. Stir chocolate. Heat at 30-second intervals on 50% power, stirring after each interval, until chocolate is melted and smooth.

Add chow mein noodles, one cup at a time, until completely coated with chocolate. Form 6 nests on waxed paper. Place pan in freezer for 15 minutes.

In a small plastic bag, mix coconut and food coloring until coconut turns green.

After removing nests from freezer, top each nest with coconut and 3 mini eggs.

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