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Coconut Marshmallow Nests

Details

Time
8 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
12 treats

This gooey treat combines melted marshmallow with colored coconut flakes to create spring or Easter themed nests. Top them off with HERSHEY'S Candy Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs for added effect, and you have the perfect no bake cookie.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
8 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp

    water

  • 3 to 4 drops

    green or other food color

  • 1-1/4 cups

    sweetened coconut flakes

  • 2/3 cup

    miniature marshmallows

  • 1 Tbsp

    butterplus 1 teaspoon

  • HERSHEY'S Candy-Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

Equipment Needed 

bowls
Bowls
microwave-safe bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
measuring cups
Measuring Cups
rubber scraper
Rubber Scraper
microwave
Microwave
cookie sheet
Cookie Sheet
wax paper
Wax Paper
1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

Additional questions?