Butter Rum Macaroon Nests

Crystal Schlueter

By
@crystalschlu

I created these nests when I wanted to create a cookie version of a favorite childhood Easter candy.


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Serves:

48

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
sweetened flaked coconut
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
1/2 tsp
butter flavoring
1/2 tsp
rum flavoring
1/4 tsp
green food coloring
144
jelly beans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a large cookie sheet.
2
In a medium bowl stir together the coconut, milk, flavorings, & food coloring until combined. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Gently press the back of a teaspoon into each cookie to make a slight impression. Place cookies on a wire rack. Gently press 3 jelly beans into each impression. Cool before serving.
3
*Note*
Vanilla and almond extract may be used in place of the butter & rum flavorings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids