Recipe: An Easter Favorite From The UK

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When I was young and Easter was approaching, I always looked forward to these little treats that we used to make and give to our friends and family. To this day, come March they are constantly on my mind. I find it hard not to make them! These simple, quick, and easy treats are fun and cheerful to make and will take up no time at all – all you need is shredded wheat, chocolate to melt, and mini eggs!

Here’s how to make simple and sweet Easter Nests:

Ingredients: shredded wheat, melting chocolate drops, a bag of mini eggs, and optional paper baking cups.

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Melt the chocolate drops in a saucepan on low heat stirring constantly (I used about 2 cups of chocolate drops which will make around 4 large nests).

Easter Nests

Add in the shredded wheat (I used 2 bundles), breaking it up as you add,  stirring it into the melted chocolate. Once all the shredded wheat is coated in chocolate, scoop out a spoonful and mold onto a plate into a nest. Push your figure into the middle, this is where your mini eggs will lay. If you don’t want to make large sized nests you can also make small ones, (big enough for one egg) that are cute for gift giving.

Easter Nest

This Easter enjoy some Chocolate Easter Nests with this easy recipe!

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Comments

aria -February 25, 2013, 10:26AM

Yay!! When do we get a peak at the March catalog? Can’t wait! :-). Any hints as to what we can expect? :-)

Christina -February 25, 2013, 3:19PM

So clever and cute! Perfect for Easter.

Come check out the Jalapeno Bacon Wrapped Dates I made for the Oscars.
http://www.becauseofmadalene.com/2013/02/jalapeno-bacon-wrapped-dates.html

xo,
Christina

DIYEARTE - DIY -February 25, 2013, 5:58PM

Can’t wait to try!!!

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Carly -February 26, 2013, 12:46AM

these are darling! can not wait until I am on spring break from college to share this recipe with my sister. thank you free people!
xoxo

My Face Hunter -February 28, 2013, 4:43AM

love it!

check out the latest FP collection! Free People’s March Book 2013

Nicole -March 22, 2013, 3:07PM

these are also an awesome (and healthy) dessert when you use Fiber One original cereal instead of shredded wheat- when it’s not Easter I love to mix shredded coconut in! so good.

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