Make These Coconut Macaroon Nests For Easter

Coconut macaroons on blue background

Get in the holiday spirit with this adorable and delicious coconut macaroon nest, that are shaped like a bird nest with candy eggs in the middle. Whip up this easy coconut macaroon nest recipe and enjoy the Easter holiday season with something sweet.


  • Mini Paper Cupcake Liners or Cooking Spray
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sugar
  • 70 to 90 Mini Candy Eggs
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • ½ Cup of White Chocolate Chips Melted
  • ½ Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 Package (14 ounces) of Sweetened Flaked Coconut
  • Piping Bag
  • Mini Muffin Pan


Step 1:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2:

Spray the mini muffin pan with cooking spray or fill the mini muffin pan with mini paper cupcake liners.

Step 3:

Combine sugar, salt, and egg whites in a large bowl and whisk lightly, and then mix the coconut into the mixture with a fork.

Step 4:

Take the mixture and spoon it into the mini muffin pan, using your thumb or a wine cork lightly press it into the bottom and up the sides.

Step 5:

Place the pan in the oven and bake for 28 to 30 minutes or until the cups are lightly golden.

Step 6:

Remove the cups from the oven and for 10 minutes let them cool on a wire rack.

Step 7:

Run a toothpick, spoon, or spatula around the edge of the cups to help loosen the nest. Then carefully remove them from the mini muffin pan, and allow them to cool completely.

Step 8:

Take the melted chocolate and place it in a piping bag and put a small amount into each nest, this will act as a “glue” to hold the eggs in place. Then place two to three candy eggs in the nest, and gently press them to secure them in place.

Step 9:


Try This Recipe Today

This will be your new favorite treat the moment you taste how delicious it is, so don’t miss out on the chance to make these little treats this Easter. Here’s a tip, you can place a sheet of aluminum foil loosely over the top of the pan if the cups start to brown too quickly.

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