Mini Easter Baskets Recipe

8
Nettie Perry

By
@Grannysnookandcranny

I made these for the kids but the adults took them over...They are so cute and very yummy

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a great idea! These darling cookie baskets will be the hit of your Easter celebrations. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 13 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24 if using 2 pans
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    refridgerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 bottle
    colored sugar crystals
  • 1 pkg
    fresh coconut
  • 1 bottle
    green food coloring
  • 1 pkg
    speckled jelly beans
  • 2 small
    mini muffin pans
  • 1 pkg
    pipe cleaners

How to Make Mini Easter Baskets Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Spray mini muffin pan with Pam throughly. Roll each cookie dough in colored sugar and place each one in the mini pan. Bake at 350 for about 15 mins. when they puff in the middle touch the middle with a spoon and it will fall . That makes the well you will need. Don't overbake..Bake just until you see the edges turning brown and the center doesn't look done.
  2. Take out of oven and let them cool for a couple of minutes..Leave them in the pan while finishing the other steps. Bend the pipe cleaners and carefully put in each cookie while warm. (when they cool pipe cleaners will stay put)
  3. In the meantime put some coconut in a plastic bag and add the food coloring. Shake until the coconut is covered with the coloring.
  4. Take pinches of the coconut and put in each cookie dough basket and then put in 3-4 speckled jelly beans in each one.
  5. After the cookies are completely cool they will come out of the pan and look exactly like a basket.
    Just move the cookie around a bit and it comes right out. These make an adorable Easter Basket

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About Mini Easter Baskets Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Easter
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #Fun #and



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