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Coconut Cookie Nests recipe

Coconut Cookie Nests.

Too sweet to hide, these fun Coconut CookieNests are the perfect addition to your Easter festivities.

Recipe: Coconut Cookie Nests

2 large egg whites
2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 colors of food coloring (optional)
12 NESTL CRUNCH or BUTTERFINGER NestEggs, unwrapped

  • Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).Lightly grease and flour baking sheet.
  • Whisk egg whites until frothy in mediumbowl. Stir in coconut, sugar, flour, vanilla extract and saltuntil well blended. Divide coconut mixture into 4 bowls. Add1 to 2 drops different color food coloring to each bowl; mixuntil colors are dispersed evenly. Drop by tablespoonfuls into12 mounds 1 1/2 inches apart. Press centers in slightly to formnests.
  • Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until setand lightly golden brown. Remove baking sheet to a wire rack.Cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes; transfer nests to wire rackto cool completely. Place 1 Nestl NestEgg in each nestbefore serving.

    Makes 12 cookies.

    Note: NESTL Nesteggs are availableMarch through mid-April.

    Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and, used with permission.

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