Easter Egg Nests

Easter Egg Nests

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"These candies are so cute and are also easy enough for small children to help prepare. Use tiny colored jelly beans or Easter colored candy-coated chocolate pieces to decorate nests."

Ingredients

35 m servings 113 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 36 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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Confectioners coating is a product, a chocolate substitute made without cocoa butter. Makers can't sell it as chocolate because of the missing ingredient, so termed confectioners coating. It e...

I made the nests with the usual rice-crispy square recpipe with added coconut and green coloring - much more appetising than a hunk of coconut and ohhh so cute!

I loved these! They were adorable and earned me the name "Martha" at a party. I used white chocolate chips which worked perfectly and they were really easy to shape into nests. I filled them wit...