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Dessert Recipes

Egg Filled Nest Cookies


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What You Need

Egg Filled Nest Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Shape dough into 3/4-inch (about 1 measuring teaspoon dough) balls.* Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
  4. Place 1 teaspoon water and 2 to 3 drops food color in resealable food storage bag. Add coconut; shake bag and coconut to evenly color coconut. (Coconut may be divided if more than one color is desired.)
  5. Frost cookies. Immediately sprinkle with coconut and top with 2 to 3 candy eggs. Makes about 8 dozen (1-3/4 inch) cookies.**
  6. * If larger cookies are desired, roll dough into 1-inch balls. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Yield will be about 3-1/2 dozen (2-1/2 inch) cookies.
  7. ** To decorate all cookies 2 bags of eggs will be needed.
Number of servings (yield)

8 dozen




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Ratings & Reviews

2 reviews

These are super easy to make. Turned out great, kids loved them.
Angela R. – 02/28/2015 –

My kiddo loved making these and mommy loved eating them!
Jess S. – 03/04/2015 –

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