Butter Rum Macaroon Nests

1
Crystal Schlueter

By
@crystalschlu

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
48
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 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

How to Make Butter Rum Macaroon Nests

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Butter Rum Macaroon Nests

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




Show 5 Comments & Reviews

16 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

16 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Because who doesn't love ooey, gooey, yummy, delicious, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies?! Here are some of the best recipes we know for your favorite cookie!

Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These 15 chocolate chip cookie recipes are not your typical cookies. From pretzels to pumpkin to apple to banana and more, they’re chock full of tasty little morsels you’ll find...

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

An easy and versatile cake mix cookies recipe that will become your go-to cookie recipe! Click here for the Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies recipe!