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Easy Birds Nest Cookies (Easter Chocolate Nest) on Rustic Background

Birds Nest Cookies (Easter Chocolate Nest)

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Quick and easy birds nest cookies (Easter chocolate nest), homemade with simple ingredients. No bake dessert filled with candy eggs or chocolate birds.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easter dessert, easy no bake dessert
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 14 Nests
Calories 70
Author Abeer Rizvi

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups Coconut Sweetened, Shredded
  • 1/3 cup Almonds Chopped
  • 7 - 8 ounces Chocolate Semisweet, Melted
  • Chocolate birds
  • Mini chocolate eggs
  • Sixlets candies
  • 2 tbsp Easter sprinkles

Instructions

  • Lightly toast the coconut and almonds in the oven at 325 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the toasted coconut, almonds and melted chocolate. 
  • Mix everything with a spoon until you have a sticky mixture.
  • Drop tablespoons of this mixture onto a cooking tray, lined with wax paper.
  • Push your thumb or the back of a wooden spoon in the center of each cluster (similar to a thumbprint cookie).
  • Stick a chocolate bird in the center of each cluster and toss some sprinkles. Also, stick some mini chocolate eggs and Sixlets around each cluster.
  • Chill in the fridge until chocolate coconut cookie clusters are firm. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container at room temperature or fridge for 2-3 days. 
  • If the candies are not sticking securely to the nest, you may have to stick them with a little bit of  melted chocolate. It acts like a glue. 

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.5mg