Easter Egg Nests

Preparation Time:  30 minutes

Cooking Time:  5 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 drops green food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon milk
  • 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
  • 6 ounces white confectioners’ coating

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix food coloring with milk; add coconut and mix until evenly tinted; set aside.
  2. Melt confectioners’ coating over a double boiler or in the microwave, stirring every 15 to 30 seconds until smooth. Mix with coconut mixture and place by spoonfuls on waxed paper. Shape mixture like a bird’s nest, making a slight indentation in the center of each one.
  3. Cool completely and decorate by placing candies in the center of each nest.

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