Make Easter Nests for the Big Easter Basket

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Sweet Easter Nests
The Daily Meal

Sweet and sugary Easter nests are sure to put a smile on your kid’s face!

Easter Sunday is all about the Easter basket for kids. Loaded with toys and treats, you’re probably a tad sad you don’t still receive one.

Delight them this year with an extra Easter nests that they can eat. These Easter nests are made with a cookie crumb crust and a fun green filling.

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 package store-bought cookies, preferably Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • One 8-ounce package green icing, such as Wilton icing
  • Jelly beans
  • 1 muffin pan

Step One: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step Two: In a food processor, pulse the store-bought cookies until they are fine crumbs.

Step Three: Melt butter.

Step Four: In a bowl, mix melted butter, sugar, and cookie crumbs until wet and combined.

Step Five: Coat the mini muffin pan with cooking spray and press the mixture into each pan divet. Be sure that the crumbs climb up the sides and from a basket-like shape.

Step Six: Bake until the crust is firm; roughly five minutes. Remove from the oven and allow them to cool completely.

Step Seven: Once cooled, fill the center with the green icing.

Step Eight: Place three jelly beans in the center of the icing and serve immediately.

Check out other fun Easter Basket treats here!

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