Easter Nests Recipe

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My kids and I make a big batch of these sweet treats for ourselves and some to share. They're a hit at Easter dinner.—Faye Hintz, Springfield, Missouri
Featured In: 21 Easter Cake Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 can (5 ounces) chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup pastel M&M's
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • Pastel peanut M&M's

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 335 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a bowl, beat marshmallow creme, peanut butter and butter until smooth. Fold in noodles and M&M's. Chill until easy to handle. On waxed paper, form mixture by 1/3 cupfuls into 3-in. nests. Chill for 30 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Place several peanut M&M's in each nest. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Easter Nests in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p14

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cynandtom User ID: 2224843 245947
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2016

"I made these with my kindergarten class, they came out awesome!"

hotfudgesundae User ID: 3463962 223895
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2015

"These are both delicious and a fun kitchen project to do with kids. Great recipe!"

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