Nest Egg Macaroon Recipe by Bella Gluten Free

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

  • Ingredients
  • Directions

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

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.

All Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Mix - bellaglutenfree