Nest Egg Macaroon Recipe by Bella Gluten Free
Add chocolate chips for the center to help hold the candy eggs.
Servings: Makes 18-24 servings. • Prep: 15 mins • Total: 35 mins
2 1/12 cups sweetened shredded coconut, firmly packed
2/3 cup sugar, grandulated
1/4 cup Bella Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Mix
4 large egg whites
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond extract
1 cup slivered almonds (optional)
semi sweet or white chocolate chips
dash of salt
Cadbury eggs or gf jelly beans for decorating.
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Mix It Up
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or lightly spray.
• In a medium bowl, mix dry ingredients. coconute, Bella Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Mix, and salt.
• Add egg whites , extracts and blend until incorporated.Dough will be sticky.
• Stir in almonds. Roll by hand into 2" ball shapes and place on line baking sheet. Press thrumb into center of cookie creating a nest shape. Add 1-3 chocolate chips to the center.
• Bake in over for 20-25 minutes. Add Cadbury eggs or gluten- free jelly beans to center of cookie while still warm. Let cool before serving.
Chef's Notes: Make sure you check NSCA or CSA safe Easter candy list.