Coconut Meringue Nests

1
Lucy Clark

By
@Food3205

This is a cute Easter dessert that is easy to put together.

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Serves:
20-23
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    coconut, shredded; divided
  • 1 pkg
    jello instant pudding, vanilla
  • 2 c
    cold milk
  • 1 pkg
    candy, egg like; m&m's or jelly beans

How to Make Coconut Meringue Nests

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees
  2. Beat egg whites and Cream of Tartar on high speed for 5 minutes or until soft peaks form.
  3. Add sugar 1 tsp at a time, beating constantly after each addition until stiff peaks form.
  4. Beat another 3 minutes or until glossy.
  5. Gently stir in half of coconut.
  6. Spoon meringue into 10 mounds on each of 2 parchment-lined baking sheets.
  7. Use back of spoon to form into 2.5" rounds shapes.
  8. Make a depression in the center of each mound to resemble a nest.
  9. Sprinkle remaining coconut around edges. Press gently into the meringue to secure.
  10. Bake 50-60 minutes until meringues are dry and coconut is browned.
  11. Cool completely on baking sheets.
  12. Meanwhile prepare pudding. Refrigerate til ready to use.
  13. Spoon pudding into nests just before serving. Top with candies.

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About Coconut Meringue Nests

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American



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