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How to Make These Easy Mini Egg Nests For Your Easter Celebration!

Easter is just around the corner and I am SO excited to share this delicious Easter treat with you! Not only are these treats absolutely adorable, but they are also sure to cure any sweet tooth haha! Today, Team Jilly is going to share their favourite Easter treat that you can whip up too!

Take it away, ladies!

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DIY Easter Nests

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Recipe by From the Kitchen of Jillian Harris


  • 3 cups 3 mini marshmallows

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 creamy peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoons 3 butter or vegan butter

  • 4 cups 4 of crunchy chow mein noodles (I used Farkay)

  • Cooking Oil

  • 60 mini 60 eggs

  • Parchment paper

  • Makes 12 nests – takes about 20 minutes. Kid-friendly!


  • In a medium saucepan add the butter, peanut butter and marshmallows and stir over medium heat. Mix until completely combined and until the marshmallows have completely melted. In a medium bowl, add the chow mein noodles.
  • Pour melted marshmallows over the chow mein noodles and mix until evenly coated.
  • Coat your hands with cooking oil so the noodles will not stick to your hands.
  • Scoop the noodle mixture from the bowl into the palm of your hand and make a loose ball.
  • Hollow out the center of the noodle ball to form the shape of a nest and place it on parchment paper. Repeat with the remainder of the noodle mix.
  • Take 5 mini eggs per nest and arrange them in the middle of the nest. Voila!

There you have it, our go-to Easter dessert recipe! Let us know in the comments below if you tested them out! 


Team Jilly

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  1. Happy Easter! 🐰. Hope there will be a post with the gifts Leo and Annie received from the Easter Bunny. Thanks

    1. How many marshmallows? Can you clarify please. 3 mini mini doesn’t sound right, thanks so much:)

  2. Are there other options we can use for the nest instead of the noodles? Greatly appreciated!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’— Happy Easter!

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