Easter Nest Cookies

easter nest cookies
Easter Nest Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings

Wow! Sweet little cookies are made super simple with the help of cookie mix and jelly beans.


  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker* Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tub Betty Crocker* Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • 1 cup (250 mL) flaked coconut
  • Food colour
  • Jelly beans


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375ºF. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter and egg until dough forms.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 24 (2-inch) balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Frost cookies. Add coconut to a 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add 2 to 3 drops food colour, shaking bag to blend colour. It may be necessary to add 1 to 2 teaspoons water to help disperse the colour evenly or additional food colour until desired colour is reached.
  • 5

    Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon coconut onto each cookie. Top with jelly beans.

  • Success : For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.

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