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A hand holding a chocolate coconut flake Easter nest treat with Cadbury eggs in the nest.
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No Bake Chocolate Coconut Nests

These no bake chocolate coconut nests are such an easy Easter treat only require three ingredients: shredded coconut, chocolate chips and candy eggs!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no bake chocolate nests
Servings: 8
Calories: 194kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips I used Lily's chocolate chips
  • 24 Cadbury mini eggs jelly beans or macadamia nuts*

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spread the shredded coconut onto a baking sheet for toasting. Place in oven for 5-10 minutes, until coconut is a light golden brown color. Make sure to stay in the kitchen watch the coconut, as it can easily go from toasted to burnt. Alternately, you can toast the coconut in a pan on the stove-top.
  • Let toasted coconut cool on baking sheet while melting chocolate. Add chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl and melt in 20-30 second increments until the chocolate is melted. Add cooled coconut and melted chocolate into a large bowl and toss to combine. Use a spoon or ice cream scoop to scoop about 2-3 Tablespoons of the coconut chocolate mixture onto a piece of parchment and shape into a nest. Top each nest with 2-3 eggs. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • Let nests set at room temperature or place in the fridge or freezer to speed up the process. Store leftover nests in an airtight container at room temp for 4-5 days or in the fridge for longer storage. If you store them in the fridge, let sit for about 5-10 minutes before eating.

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Notes

  • Vegan: If you want these to be vegan you'll need to use non-dairy chocolate chips and vegan jelly beans, vegan candy eggs or macadamia nuts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1nest | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g