Cute and delightful little confectionssure to please young and old. Let the little ones help with thisfun and easy-to-do recipe. For best flavor and a crispier crunch,toast the coconut before using.
Recipe: Easter Coconut Nests
1 pound white candy coating*1 (16-ounce) package or 5 1/3 cups sweetenedshredded coconut
Food coloring paste or liquid (paste preferred)
1/2 pound small jelly beans
Makes 2 1/2 pounds candy.
Cook’s Tip: To toast, place coconut ontoungreased baking sheet.and bake at 350°F (175°C), stirringoften (watch closely, coconut will burn quickly once it’s hot),until light golden brown (8 to 10 minutes). Remove from bakingsheet. Cool completely.
*Vanilla flavored candy coating is alsocalled “white confectioners’ coating”. White chocolatecan be substituted for the candy coating, but be very carefulmelting it as it is particularly fragile. Always use a doubleboiler over slow simmering water to melt white chocolate, stirringconstantly until melted.
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