No-Bake Chocolate Easter Nests

“This recipe is from the Woman's Day website!! Fast & easy to make - perfect for a spring/summer party or Easter. Perfect for a kids school party and a wonderful recipe for your kids to help you with!! TIP: The nests can be made up to 3 days before serving. Store loosely covered at room temperature. Makes 12-18 depending on the size you make them.”
12-18 nests

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 10 ounces thin chow mein noodles
  • assorted jelly beans or egg-shaped decorative candies


  1. Line 2 baking sheets with foil. Lightly coat with nonstick spray.
  2. Scrape condensed milk into a medium saucepan or microwave-safe bowl; add chocolate chips.
  3. Place over low heat and stir often, or microwave on high 2 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until chips melt and mixture is blended and smooth.
  4. Put noodles into a large bowl, pour on chocolate mixture and toss with a rubber spatula until noodles are coated.
  5. Drop generous 1/4 - 1/2 cupfulls on prepared baking sheets.
  6. Lightly spray fingertips with nonstick spray.
  7. Form mounds into nests making a depression in the center & fill with candies.
  8. Let nests cool to set.
  9. Store loosely covered at room temperature for up to 3 days.

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