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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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