Easter Egg “Nests” Recipe

Happy Saturday!

Despite setting an alarm, Derek and I slept in until 11:40 this morning! I couldn’t believe it. I haven’t slept that late since undergrad. I think the insanity of the last few months is finally catching up with me.

A few hours later we left Durham and headed to Wilkesboro, where Derek’s family lives. It’s a quick trip since we have to head back tomorrow afternoon, but I’m glad we could make it to celebrate Easter. It’s our first holiday as a married couple!

After we arrived, I made these delicious little Easter egg “nests.”

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These were SO easy to make. If you’ve ever made haystacks before, it’s exactly the same except you add Reese’s Pieces Eggs. Enjoy!


 

Easter Egg “Nests” 

Ingredients:

  • 1 11oz bag of butterscotch chips
  • 2 to 4 Tbs. peanut butter
  • 6 oz show mein noodles
  • Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Pastel Eggs
  • Wax paper

Instructions:

  1. Put butterscotch chips and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 30 second intervals until melted. (It took me about 1 min 30 seconds total.)
  2. Add chow main noodles to the melted butterscotch and peanut butter mixture. Mix well.
  3. Scoop out 1 to 2 heaping spoonfuls of the mixture and place on wax paper.
  4. Gently push noodles into a nest shape and place Reese’s Pieces eggs in your “nests.”
  5. Allow the nests to cool for 20 to 30 minutes before eating.

 

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