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Coconut Macaroon Nests - fill with your favorite candy, or use jelly beans or Easter eggs for a fun holiday treat.

Coconut Macaroon Nests

Coconut Macaroon Nests - fill with your favorite candy, or use jelly beans or Easter eggs for a fun holiday treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 nests
Calories 164 kcal
Author Kelly @ Trial and Eater

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup egg whites (from 5 eggs)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 10 ounces sweetened coconut flakes
  • jelly beans or other candy for filling
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together egg whites, sugar and coconut flakes together.

  3. Spray a muffin pan with oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Add a heaping tablespoon of coconut mixture into each tin and use the back of the spoon press mixture in and make the nests.
  5. Bake for about 25 minutes or until browned. (If using a mini muffin pan, will take less time. Check after 15 minutes.)
  6. Once cooled, fill with jelly beans or other candy as desired.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from SkinnyTaste