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    Bird's Nest Cookies

    Total Time:

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    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    BizIntelligenceMonkey's Note:

    Combine the taste of toasted coconut with colorful "M&M's" Chocolate Candies for Easter and get Yellow's favorite springtime dessert. Comes from the M&M Mars "Bright Ideas" website.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 300°F.
    2. 2
      Spread coconut on non-greased cookie sheet.
    3. 3
      Toast in oven, stirring occasionally, until it turns light golden, about 25 minutes.
    4. 4
      Remove coconut from cookie sheet and set aside.
    5. 5
      Increase oven temperature to 350°F.
    6. 6
      In large bowl, add butter and sugar and whip until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla.
    7. 7
      In medium bowl, combine flour and salt.
    8. 8
      Blend into creamed mixture.
    9. 9
      Form dough into 1 1/4-inch balls.
    10. 10
      Roll heavily into toasted coconut.
    11. 11
      Place coconut cookies 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
    12. 12
      Make indentation with thumb in center of each cookie.
    13. 13
      Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
    14. 14
      Remove cookies and cool completely.
    15. 15
      Fill indentations with"M&M's"® Chocolate Candies for Easter.

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    Nutritional Facts for Bird's Nest Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (30 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 146.1
     
    Calories from Fat 75
    51%
    Total Fat 8.3 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 5.4 g
    27%
    Cholesterol 20.8 mg
    6%
    Sodium 100.0 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.6 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 10.4 g
    41%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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