18 Adorable Edible Nests for Easter

One of the most fun things to make for Easter are edible nests. By these I mean chocolate eggs, or maybe jelly bean eggs, nestled in a nest-like food. In most cases this means some sort of shredded coconut. But it also might mean phyllo or coconut chips. To take it one step further, if you would prefer a savory nest you could make something like baked eggs in pasta nests or eggs and bacon in a nest. Both would make great breakfasts, or dinners, and still have a fun celebratory Easter-like feel. Here are ten ways you can make delicious edible nests this Easter!

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  • Bacon Cheddar Scrambled Egg Nests 1 of 18
    Bacon Cheddar Scrambled Egg Nests

    Delicious scrambled eggs are served in nests and topped with bacon making the PERFECT Easter morning brunch!
    Make bacon cheddar scrambled egg nests
    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Peeps in Crispy Nests 2 of 18
    Peeps in Crispy Nests

    These delicious crispy nests cradle cute Peeps making them a delicious Easter basket treat.
    Make Peeps in crispy nests
    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • Eggs in Edible Nests 3 of 18
    Eggs in Edible Nests

    Aren't these gorgeous? Golden eggs in edible chocolate nests that are pretty enough to be a centerpiece!
    Make eggs in edible nests
    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Eggs in White Chocolate Easter Nests 4 of 18
    Eggs in White Chocolate Easter Nests

    These vegan treats are both beautiful and edible. They will certainly add wonderful color and a light touch to any Easter celebration.
    Make eggs in white chocolate easter nests
    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Eggs Baked in Pasta Nests 5 of 18
    Eggs Baked in Pasta Nests

    For a more literal meal, bake actual eggs in pasta nests. What a fun brunch or dinner for Easter!
    Make eggs baked in pasta nests
    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Eggs in Brownie Nests 6 of 18
    Eggs in Brownie Nests

    These fun brownie treats are the perfect activity to do with kids!
    Make eggs in brownie nests
    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • Cinnamon Phyllo Easter Nests 7 of 18
    Cinnamon Phyllo Easter Nests

    These gorgeous phyllo nests are so pretty and delicate.They are perfect for displaying before you eat them!
    Make cinnamon phyllo Easter nests
    Photo: Julie VR

  • Squash Nests with Meatball Eggs 8 of 18
    Squash Nests with Meatball Eggs

    These amazing dinner nests are made of spaghetti squash and served with meatballs. They would be a great healthy Easter meal for kids!
    Make squash nests with meatball eggs
    Photo: Macki Cayloma

  • Birds Nest Cupcakes 9 of 18
    Birds Nest Cupcakes

    Sometimes a simple cupcake is all that is needed to do the trick. Make these and display them on a platter. Both the kids and adults will love them!
    Make birds nest cupcakes
    Photo: Julie VR

  • Easter Nest Macaroons 10 of 18
    Easter Nest Macaroons

    These awesome macaroons are the perfect light bite for Easter. Be sure to serve them with the prettiest pastel eggs you can find.
    Make Easter nest macaroons
    Photo: Shaina Olmanson

  • Brownie Peep Nests 11 of 18
    Brownie Peep Nests

    These adorable nests not only hold eggs, but Peeps too! They are rich and chocolatey and such a fun treat for Easter morning.

    Make brownie Peep nests

    Photo: Poet in the Pantry

  • Dark Chocolate No-Bake Cookies 12 of 18
    Dark Chocolate No Bake Cookies

    If you want to make Easter nests but don't have time to bake, try these easy no-bake cookies. They are super simple and fun to make with kids!

    Make dark chocolate no-bake cookies

    Photo: Sweet Anna's

  • Peanut Butter Butterscotch Corn Flake Nests 13 of 18
    Peanut Butter Butterscotch Drops

    These crunchy bites are so delicious and easy to make. Corn flakes are a nice change from puffed rice and these are simple enough to make with your kids!

    Make peanut butter butterscotch corn flake nests 

    Photo: Texan Erin

  • Peeps in a Coconut Basket 14 of 18
    Peeps in Coconut Nests

    Give your Peeps the royal treatment by sitting on these delicious coconut nests. They are festive and fun and would be great for an Easter party.

    Make Peeps in a coconut basket

    Photo: Mom on Time Out

  • Wild Rice Nests with Squash Eggs 15 of 18
    Wild Rice Nests with Squash Eggs

    If you prefer a healthier twist on Easter nests, make them with wild rice and squash. This savory preparation is perfect for lunch or dinner and will wow the whole family.

    Make wild rice nests with squash eggs

    Photo: Apron Strings Blog

  • Easter Breakfast Donuts 16 of 18
    Easter Baked Donut Recipe

    Donuts make great nests and you can whip these up in a second. Don't forget to green up the coconut to make the grass!

    Make Easter breakfast donuts

    Photo: Wonky Wonderful

  • Coconut Cream Bundt Cake Nests 17 of 18
    Coconut Cream Bundt Cake Nests

    If you plan on serving cake, make this delicious coconut cream bundt cake and top each slice with a nest. Fill it with chocolate or jelly beans and enjoy!

    Make coconut cream bundt cake nests

    Photo: Inside Bru Crew Life

  • Vanilla-Glazed Easter Basket Cupcakes 18 of 18
    vanilla glazed Easter basket cupcakes

    These delicious cupcakes are moist and delicious and perfect for serving kids. Pile them high with chocolate eggs and cover with vanilla glaze for the best Easter treat!

    Make vanilla-glazed Easter basket cupcakes

    Photo: Yummy Healthy Easy

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