Review Recipe

Bird's Nest Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Coconut bird's nest cookies filled with chocolate eggs make the perfect spring or summer treat!
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  • 90 candy coated chocolate eggs
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 5 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

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  1. Combine flour, coconut and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk and vanilla. Mix well.
  3. Divide into 30 pieces. With wet hands, shape each piece into a 2" circle. With your thumb, create an indent in the middle.
  4. Place on a parchment lined pan and bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Cool 1 minute or so. While the cookies are still soft, press the indent in the middle again (and reshape the cookie slightly if needed). Cool completely on the pan.
  6. Place 3 chocolate eggs in each cookie.

Recipe Notes

If you'd like to stick the eggs in the cookies, add a little bit of frosting inside each cookie before adding the eggs.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 139, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 63mg, Potassium: 108mg, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 14g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 45%, Vitamin C: 0.4%, Calcium: 46%, Iron: 0.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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