Sweet Easter Treats! Macaroon Nests Recipe

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Can you believe Easter is only a handful of weeks away? I know I’m excited, not least because each year I’m constantly impressed by all the creative Easter treats and desserts. So this year I’ve decided to make my own.

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Super Neat Easter Treats

When you think of Easter, rich patches of pastel colors and the fragrance of flowers likely fills your imagination. It’s the time of warmth and saturation after the colorless winter. A time of renewal and reawakening after the cold, hibernative slumber of previous months.

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Enter these cute little egg nests. Delicious, tiny chocolate eggs perched within a delicate coconut macaroon nest with a touch of caramel syrup. It’s a super tasty dessert that’s also quite visually pleasing. It’s great to display on your dessert table at Easter. You can even use them to create an enchanted scene as a centerpiece. Peruse World Market’s cute Easter entertaining items and decor to put together a colorful display of birds or bunnies.

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One particularly great part of this recipe is the brown coconut sugar I added, which World Market conveniently carries. It not only adds to the coconut flavor in a wonderful way, but also gives these treats a deeper brown coloration which makes them resemble birds’ nests even more. So if you’re in the market for fun Easter treats, set aside a bit less than an hour, follow the recipe below, and enjoy!

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Yields 12 nests

2 Comments

  • Jeannie Thuy Thi Thu Vu

    I have used the recipe that you advertise and I follow the direction and make for my family to try they loved the cookie thank so much

  • Kirsty Elliott

    Delightful and tasty! They were a lot of fun to make.

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