COCONUT MARSHMALLOW NESTS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 3 to 4 drops green or other food color
  • 1-1/4 cups Sweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 2/3 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon butter
  • HERSHEY'S Candy-Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs

Directions

  • Combine water and food color in small bowl or small jar with cover or re-sealable plastic bag.
  • Add coconut; toss with fork or shake closed jar or plastic bag until coconut is evenly coated.
  • Microwave marshmallows and butter in medium microwave-safe bowl 30 seconds at HIGH (100%); stir.
  • If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until mixture is melted and smooth when stirred.
  • Stir in tinted coconut.
  • Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper.
  • Drop coconut mixture in 12 equal mounds onto prepared tray.
  • Shape coconut mounds with moistened fingers into small nest shapes. Cool completely.
  • Allow to air dry until slightly hardened.
  • Fill with milk chocolate eggs.
  • 12 nests

Notes

Such a cute addition to the each place setting at the holiday meal

Categories: Easter 
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