Cherry Nut Easter Eggs Recipe

Jessica Published March 19, 2020

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

How To Make Cherry-Nut Easter Eggs

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  • 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 lb. confectioners' sugar
  • 1 lb. chocolate melted


  • Cut cherries in half, and drain well on paper towels.
  • Cook milk, butter and pudding in a medium saucepan on low heat until well blended and thick.
  • Remove from stove and add cherries, nuts and enough sugar to make a thick consistency.
  • Form the mixture into 8-10 egg shapes with hands coated in butter.
  • Place on wax paper covered cookie sheet.
  • Chill several hours until firm.
  • Melt chocolate being careful not to scorch it.
  • Frost egg with melted chocolate.
  • Decorate with butter cream icing.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 3805kcal | Carbohydrates: 1387g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 232g | Saturated Fat: 100g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 679mg | Potassium: 1936mg | Fiber: 43g | Sugar: 410g | Vitamin A: 368IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 454mg | Iron: 16mg


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