Macaroon Bird Nests

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Ingredients

4 egg whites

1 Tbsp sugar

1 tsp salt

2 packages of sweetened coconut (14 oz total)

White chocolate chips (about ¼ cup)

Mini candy-coated chocolate eggs

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl beat egg whites with sugar and salt until frothy.

Stir in coconut.

Spray a 24-count mini muffin tin with cooking spray.

Place about 2 Tbsp coconut mixture into each muffin space and press with fingers or a spoon into a nest shape.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until lightly browned.

Remove from oven and drop 2 white chocolate chips into each nest.

Allow to cool for a minute or two  while chips melt and then place 3 candy eggs in each nest.

Carefully remove nests from muffin tin (a spoon was helpful) and allow to cool completely.

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