Friday, April 22, 2011

Re-post for Easter: Colourful Easter Nest Cookies!

I made these with the Boys and Girls Club I co-opped at last year - perfect for Easter and definitely worth a repeat performance!

They're cute, colourful and incredibly rich, but so worth every bite!

Here's my original post
Colourful Easter Nest Cookies
Makes 15
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup Kamut flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup jumbo semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup miniature M&M's
15 chocolate "Mini Eggs"
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a large cookie sheet.
  2. Cream butter and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Add egg and vanilla, beating well.
  3. Add cocoa, flours, baking powder and salt, stir in gently.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips and mini M&M's.
  5. Drop 1 1/2" balls of dough onto the sheet, leaving about 1 1/2" of space.
  6. Lightly press a Mini Egg into the centre of each ball of dough.
  7. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes.
  8. Cool completely on the sheets.
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 153.0
Total Fat: 7.2 g
Cholesterol: 23.2 mg
Sodium: 13.1 mg
Total Carbs: 22.4 g
Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
Protein: 2.4 g