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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.



 With Bella Gluten Free All PPurpose Baking MIx Easter Brunch is back on the table.

15 minutes



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.