Oh-so-cute and oh-so-easy Easter Macaroons

March 24, 2019

Easy and cute, this Easter Macaroon recipe is perfect for sharing during the holiday. Loaded with the classic coconut flavour I crave in macaroons and topped with sweet candy, this is an Easter treat everyone will be thankful for!

How to make Easter Macaroons

Easter Macaroons

Easter is coming and I have so many sweet plans for the celebration! I’m starting off with my oh-so-cute and oh-so-easy Easter Macaroons.

For the macaroon/base portion of this recipe, all it takes is two ingredients: shredded coconut and condensed milk. Yes! It really is that simple.

What I love about this recipe is that you can totally get creative and use your imagination! For the sweet centre, I opted for yellow candy melts. However, you can use any colour you wish! For the Easter Macaroons, I recommend sticking with a pastel theme, to stay true to the holiday’s colour-scheme.

Easter Macaroons

Ingredients

  • 3.5 cups shredded coconut
  • ¾ cup condensed milk
  • Parchment paper
  • Muffin pan
  • ½ cup yellow candy melts
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 36 candy eggs

Yields: One dozen decorated macaroons

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F. Cut your parchment paper to 12 squares, about 3x3in in-size. Line your each cavity of muffin pan with your square parchment pieces and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together coconut and condensed milk.
  3. Using two spoons, scoop coconut mixture into each lined muffin section, filling it up about 2/3 of the way. Use the back of your spoon to create an indent in the center of each unbaked macaroon.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, you’ll want the edges to be brown.
  5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a cutting board. In the meantime, place candy melts and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave in 20-second intervals until completely melted.
  6. Pour melted candy into the center of each macaroon. Top each one with 3 candy eggs and allow to set. Serve and enjoy!

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  • Rebecca Smith March 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    These Easter macaroons look so good!I might have to make these over the holidays with the kids.

  • Chelle Dizon March 30, 2019 at 8:32 am

    That’s a really nice idea for this upcoming Easter holiday. The kids will surely love this yummy and colorful treats.

  • Rhian westbury March 30, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Very festive, the shredded coconut looks really good with these easter egg bucket x

  • Mellissa Williams March 30, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    Gosh I haven’ had these for years and I love coconut. Looks like an easy recipe to make with the kids

  • Anosa March 31, 2019 at 7:53 am

    I am so excited for Easter and these Easter macaroons look absolutely yummy.

  • WhatLauraLoves March 31, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    Oh wow these look absolutely delicious! Its a shame it contains the milk as I’m dairy free, would have loved to have made them as you make the recipe sound so easy too!!! xxx

  • stephanie April 1, 2019 at 11:25 am

    Well these look pretty epic, I’ll have to give them a try ahead of Easter as they look and sound delicious! x

  • Olivia Jade April 1, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    They look really cute and perfect for the easter season 🙂 x

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