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A couple months ago, Oh Nuts! sent me some jordan almonds and said create. I held on to them idealess for many weeks too long. Of course Easter eggs seemed like the obvious answer. Ombre? Everyone’s doing it. So I removed some of the color from the egg with a wet q-tip. The results were subpar. Speckled, speckled, speckled—I could hear them chanting in the background. With an extra toothbrush and some blue food coloring, they quickly became robin’s eggs.

And now all they needed was a nest to call home. Back to the drawing board. Pinterest. Google. And finally, Sylvie’s blog—Gourmande in the Kitchen. Coconut Macaroons deconstructed would make for the perfect little nest. A couple tries later, and they were cute, nesty, and festive. Kid-friendly. Adult approved.

Bird’s Nest Macaroons
macaroons adapted from Gourmande in the Kitchen; yields 11-12 mini nests

1 large egg white
2 tbsp…

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