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Easter Nest Cookies

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

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.

Nutrition

180 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

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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