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Easter Nest Cookies

Easter Nest Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 24
Wow! Sweet little cookies are made super simple with the help of cookie mix and jelly beans.
Updated March 12, 2021
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1 tablespoon Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • Food color
  • Jelly beans

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375° F. 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 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.
  • 5
    Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon coconut onto each cookie. Top with jelly beans.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Cookie (undecorated)
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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