Cherry Nut Easter Eggs Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 19, 2020 Modified: December 11, 2020
Cherry Nut Easter Eggs Recipe

These homemade eggs are filled with vanilla pudding, cherries and nuts!

How To Make Cherry-Nut Easter Eggs

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 3 oz vanilla pudding and filling (not instant)
  • 9 oz maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup pecans (or walnuts, finely chopped )
  • 2 lbs confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 lb chocolate (melted)
  1. Cut the cherries in half and drain it well on paper towels.
  2. Now, mix the milk, butter, and pudding together in a medium-sized saucepan and cook it on low heat until the mixture thickens and the ingredients are well-blended
  3. After cooking, remove the mixture from heat and add in the cherries, nuts, and enough sugar so that it has a thick consistency.
  4. Coat your hands with butter and form the mixture into 8 to 10 egg-like shapes, then place it on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.
  5. Chill the eggs for several hours until they become firm.
  6. Frost the eggs with melted chocolate then decorate them with buttercream icing.
  7. Finally, serve your cherry-nut easter eggs and enjoy!

How To Make Cherry-Nut Easter Eggs

1.34 from 3 votes
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 35 mins
Makes:
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 3 oz vanilla pudding and filling , not instant
  • 9 oz maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup pecans , or walnuts, finely chopped
  • 2 lbs confectioners' sugar
  • 1 lb chocolate, melted

Instructions

  1. Cut the cherries in half and drain it well on paper towels.

  2. Now, mix the milk, butter, and pudding together in a medium-sized saucepan and cook it on low heat until the mixture thickens and the ingredients are well-blended

  3. After cooking, remove the mixture from heat and add in the cherries, nuts, and enough sugar so that it has a thick consistency.

  4. Coat your hands with butter and form the mixture into 8 to 10 egg-like shapes, then place it on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.

  5. Chill the eggs for several hours until they become firm.

  6. Frost the eggs with melted chocolate then decorate them with buttercream icing.

  7. Finally, serve your cherry-nut easter eggs and enjoy!

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