Total Time
2hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Coconut cream eggs are one of my favorite Easter treats. The other two are Cadbury Cream eggs and marshmallow Peeps. I was thrilled to death to find this rich and creamy recipe for coconut eggs so I could make them year-round. The coconut centers can also be dyed to match the holiday.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large bowl, stir together butter, corn syrup, vanilla extract and salt.
  2. Gradually add confectioners' sugar and coconut, beating until blended.
  3. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon additional confectioners' sugar on flat surface.
  4. Spoon coconut mixture onto prepared surface; knead about 5 minutes.
  5. Using 1 1/2 teaspoons mixture for each candy, shape into egg shape and place on wax paper-covered tray.
  6. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before dipping into chocolate coating.
  7. Place coated eggs on wax paper-covered tray.
  8. Store in cool, dry place.