This ooey-gooey, Coconut Marshmallow Nests recipe combines melted mini marshmallows with colorful coconut flakes to create spring- or Easter-themed treats. It takes just a few drops of blue, green or red food coloring to make pastel shades of robin's egg blue, light mint green and pretty pink. Each Coconut Marshmallow Nest is finished with adorable HERSHEY'S Candy Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs for a 3D treat experience. These are great for an Easter Sunday brunch or a just-because sweet in spring. The perfect no-bake treat! Spring has sprung on your creativity in the kitchen! Check out Banana Oatmeal Nests for a beginner-friendly Easter or springtime treat that takes only three ingredients to make.
Combine water and food color in small bowl or small jar with cover or re-sealable plastic food storage bag. Add coconut; toss with fork or shake closed jar or plastic bag until coconut is evenly coated.
Microwave marshmallows and butter in medium microwave-safe bowl 30 seconds at high (100%); stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until mixture is melted and smooth when stirred. Stir in tinted coconut.
Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper. Drop coconut mixture in 12 equal mounds onto prepared tray. Shape coconut mounds with moistened fingers into small nest shapes. Cool completely. Allow to air dry until slightly hardened. Fill with milk chocolate eggs.
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