Almond Macaroon Nests


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 cup chocolate coated peanuts


This Is A Tradition At Easter In Our Family! A Delicate Butter Cookie, Decorated With Colored Coconut To Look Like A Little Nest And Filled With Chocolate Covered Almonds Or Peanuts. I Like To Color The Coconut By Placing It Into A Jar With The Food Color

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