Macaroon Easter Nests

These gluten free treats are so easy to make, even the kids can help! Your could even swirl a peanut butter-Nutella filling inside…

Prep:
10 mins
Cook:
20 mins
Serves:
10

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  2. 1 large egg white
  3. 2 tsp Queen Vanilla Bean Paste
  4. Pinch salt
  5. 3 ½ cups shredded coconut
  6. 1 cup peanut butter or Nutella
  7. Coloured chocolate Easter eggs
  8. Dr. Oetker Sugar Strands, to decorate

Method

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 160°C and line a large baking tray with baking paper.

  2. Step 2

    Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg white, vanilla bean paste and salt in a large bowl. Stir until well combined. Add shredded coconut and mix well.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon two tablespoons of mixture into balls and place on baking tray. Gently flatten and indent middle with your thumb to make a nest shape.

  4. Step 4

    Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and gently re-press the middles to ensure enough space for the filling. Allow to cool for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  5. Step 5

    To serve, dollop peanut butter in the middle of each nest and decorate with Easter eggs and sprinkles. Store in an airtight contain for up to 3 days.