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Easter Nest Cookies

Easter Nest Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 24
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.
Updated November 17, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ Sugar Cookie Dough (24 Count)
  • 1 container (12 oz) fluffy white frosting
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • Food color
  • Jelly beans

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cookie
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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