Easter Nest Cookies

A sweet treat for the Easter table or a spring party, these cookies couldn't be easier, starting with refrigerated sugar cookies and purchased frosting.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies (24 cookies)
1
container (12 oz) fluffy white frosting
1
cup flaked coconut
Food color
Jelly beans

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Steps

  • 1 Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 2 Frost cookies. Add coconut to a 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add 2 to 3 drops favorite food color, shaking bag to blend color. It may be necessary to add 1 to 2 teaspoons water to help disperse the color evenly or additional food color until desired color is reached. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon coconut on each cookie.
  • 3 Top with jelly beans or candy coated chocolate peanut candy.
  • 1 Bake cookies as directed on package. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 2 Frost cookies. Add coconut to a 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add 2 to 3 drops favorite food color, shaking bag to blend color. It may be necessary to add 1 to 2 teaspoons water to help disperse the color evenly or additional food color until desired color is reached. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon coconut on each cookie.
  • 3 Top with jelly beans or candy coated chocolate peanut candy.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.