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CADBURY Egg Cookies

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
42 (2-1/2 in cookies)

One-up the Easter Bunny this year by baking the tastiest and most beautiful CADBURY cookies! Using a mix of scrumptious ingredients like CADBURY milk chocolate mini eggs or REESE’S peanut butter pastel eggs in candy coatings, you can whip up the finest spring dessert. Display these cookies on the dessert table on Easter or have them ready after the famous egg hunt for everyone to enjoy. Whether you eat the candy eggs first or bite right into the center, these CADBURY Easter treats will have you hopping with joy. Family, friends and coworkers will be asking for the recipe after just one bite!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
50 minutes
Bake Time
9 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup

    butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks), softened

  • 1 cup

    sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 1/2 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1-1/2 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp

    baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp

    salt

  • 2 cups

    sweetened coconut flakes

  • 2 to 3 drops

    food color

  • 2 cups

    white ready to spread frosting or homemade

  • 1 to 2 bags

    CADBURY Milk Chocolate Mini Eggs Candy or (12 oz each) REESE'S PIECES Peanut Butter Pastel Eggs (10 oz each)

READY TO MAKE THIS RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
bowl
bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
cookie sheet
cookie sheet
wire rack
wire rack
food storage bag
food storage bag
1

Heat oven to 350°F

2

Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Shape dough into 3/4-inch (about 1 measuring teaspoon dough) balls. *Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet.

TIP

Refrigerated sugar cookie dough or sugar cookie mix may also be used. Follow package directions for baking directions and yield.

3

Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely

4

Place 1 teaspoon water and 2 to 3 drops food color in resealable food storage bag. Add coconut; shake bag and coconut to evenly color coconut. (Coconut may be divided if more than one color is desired).

TIP

Tint coconut and store until ready to bake and decorate cookies.
5

Frost cookies. Immediately sprinkle with coconut and top with 2 to 3 candy eggs.

Tip

If larger cookies are desired, roll dough into 1-inch balls. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Yield will be about 3-1/2 dozen (2-1/2 inch) cookies.

To decorate all cookies 2 bags of eggs will be needed.

Additional questions?