March 5th, 2013

Coconut Easter Nests

Are you aware that Easter falls in March this year? So that means we are less than 1 month to Easter. Easter is just barely in March, March 31st to be exact. {It is also my birthday, just saying}.  So if you are looking for a fun little treat, look no further.  These little nests can be made so fast.  You don’t even need to break out the mixer.

Coconut Easter Nests

Ingredients:

1 (14 oz) bag flake coconut
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg white
egg-shaped candies

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375.  Mix all ingredients, except candies, together until well blended.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Place about 1/4 cup mounds of coconut dough on prepared pan.  Bake about 15-18 minutes until golden brown.  Cookies may lose shape during baking, simply use a spatula to reshape them.  Make an indentation with thumb to form a nest.  Let cool completely and fill with egg-shaped candies.  {Makes approximately 10 nests, and I could fit them all on one tray.}

 

 

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5 Responses to “Coconut Easter Nests”

  1. Adorable!! I love these!

  2. These are so stinkin cute- cant wait to make them!

  3. Love it. This will be so cute for Easter. Thanks.

  4. Coconut is one of my favorites!!! Love these cute little Easter nests!!! PS Love your name too 🙂

  5. These look great – and I love coconut! Visiting from Saturday Show & Tell …

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