Coconut Macaroon Nests Recipe

4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 10 servings
Calories 270 kcal


  • 2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Cadbury chocolate eggs


  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees Fahrenheit and line your baking sheet.
  • Add coconut to the food processor and pulse until in small pieces.
  • Transfer coconut flakes to a mixing bowl along and add almond flour, vanilla extract, coconut oil, maple syrup, and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes to let the almond flour hydrate.
  • Drop by spoonful onto prepared cookie sheet. I like to use a cookie scoop. Use your thumb or a spoon to make an indentation in the center to form a nest shape.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let them cool. They will set as they cool. Top with a few chocolate eggs.


  • If you want to use unsweetened coconut flakes, add 2 additional tbsp of maple syrup.
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