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Close up top down view of shredded wheat nests, surrounded by extra speckled Easter eggs.

Shredded wheat nests

Author: Sarah Brooks
These shredded wheat nests are an easy Easter no bake dessert. They are so simple the kids can practically make them on their own. Hop to it!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Austalian, British, Easter
Servings 12 chocolate nests
Calories 137 kcal


  • 12 hole muffin tins


  • 3.5 oz (100 gms) shredded wheat, approx. 4 medium pieces
  • 12 oz block (350gms) milk chocolate
  • 2 x 3.5 oz packs (100gms each) small Easter eggs


  • Break the shredded wheat apart, trying to retain some of the longer strands.
  • Break apart the chocolate. Put into a microwave proof bowl and melt in microwave for one minute bursts, checking in between each and stirring as needed to help it melt.
  • Pour the melted chocolate over the shredded wheat and mix well.
  • Divide the mix into ten to twelve muffin tins. Use a spoon to from a hollow in the each to form the sides of the nests.
  • Add Easter eggs to each nest. Cover and set in fridge for one hour.
  • Remove from fridge and use a butter knife to gently unstick the nests from the muffin tins.
  • Pop onto a plate and enjoy with you best bunnies!


Calories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 30mgPotassium: 78mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 70IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 0.5mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

Nutritional information is an estimate based on an online database. The nutritional content of ingredients may vary by brand. If you require accurate nutritional information, you should calculate this based on the specific brands and products you are using.

Keywords: Easter, Easter egg nests, Easter nests
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