Nest Candy Easter Recipe

Make Some Nest Easter Candy with the Kids!

I vividly remember eating this candy (called haystacks without the chocolate “eggs”) at my Great Grandma’s annual Christmas parties.  I was so excited to see how easy it is to make these Birds Nest Candies when I started seeing this recipe pop up in the blogosphere.  Here is one of my favorite ones using rice cereal, too!   There seems to be a few different variations.  The only thing we did differently was use a standard muffin tin and liners to help mold them.  Check it out…
Nest Easter Candy Recipe at B-Inspired Mama

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Butterscotch Nest Candy Easter Recipe:


Nest Candy Easter Recipe from
  1. Using a microwave safe bowl, melt the butterscotch morsels in the microwave at 30 second intervals. 
  2. Combine the melted butterscotch and the chow mein noodles.
  3. Line the muffin tin with the paper muffin cups.
  4. Spoon some chow mein mixture into each muffin cup.
  5. Press a few egg candies into the center of each “nest.”
  6. Let set until butterscotch is hardened.
  7. Enjoy!

These are the perfect Spring or Easter recipe to make with the kids.  And they’re super-easy for kids to help with.  As you can see, Sawyer did all of the work.  Priscilla was in the background putting egg after egg in her mouth!

What is your favorite Easter recipe?  Have you ever made Easter candy with the kid?  Share in the comments below!



More Easter Recipes from B-Inspired Mama:

Easy Bunny Butt Easter Cupcakes - A Kids in the Kitchen Recipe at B-Inspired Mama    Easy Easter Bunny Pretzel Treats to Get the Kids in the Kitchen at B-Inspired Mama

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Krissy Bonning-Gould is a former art teacher turned full-time mama of 3 who authors B-Inspired Mama to share inspiration for simple kids crafts, family recipes, learning fun, and creative parenting.

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