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Lemon Birds' Nests

These Lemon Birds' Nest Treats are the perfect sweet treats for Easter! Made with crunchy chow mein noodles covered in lemony white chocolate and topped with 3 Lemonhead birds' eggs, they're cute, simple, and delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 3 c. chow mein noodles
  • 16 oz. Vanilla Candiquik *reserve 1 oz.
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • Lemonheads candy


  1. Melt 15 oz. Candiquik over low heat, stirring constantly.
  2. Add lemon extract and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in chow mein noodles to coat.
  4. Spoon into "nests" on wax paper (approx. 2 inches each).
  5. Melt additional 1 oz. Candiquik over low heat; top each nest with a small amount and place 3 Lemonheads on top.
  6. Allow nests to cool and harden on the counter top or in the refrigerator.