Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Jelly Bean Nest

Very cute and festive for your Easter dinner or to give as a treat.              
3 drops of desired food coloring.
1/2 teaspoon milk
1 and 1/3 cups sweetened coconut
6 ounces white almond bark, chopped ( in the baking section)
Jelly beans
In a small bowl, mix food coloring with milk.  Toss coconut with coloring until evenly tinted.  Set aside
In a double boiler, melt almond bark.  Stir in tinted coconut.
Drop by tablespoons onto wax paper.  Make indention to shape into nests.
Cool completely.  Store in airtight container until needed.
Fill with jelly beans.
Yields 10-12 nests

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