Easter Egg Cookies Recipe

Easter Egg Cookies

Easter cookies perfect to display in an Easter basket or small bowl on your Easter buffet.

45 min. prep time
24 cookies
444 Ratings


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut*
Edible glitter or decorator sugars, if desired


Combine butter and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add milk; beat until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in coconut.

Wrap dough in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

Heat oven to 325°F. Shape tablespoonful of dough to resemble 1x3/4-inch egg. Roll each cookie in edible glitter or decorator sugar, if desired. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Cool completely.

*Substitute 1/2 cup chopped pecans.

Recipe Tip

Edible glitter is available in a variety of colors and is great for decorating or stenciling cookies, cakes or cupcakes. This glitter is also available in several sizes, from coarse to fine. Edible glitter is available at specialty cake decorating and craft stores.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 70

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 30mg

Carbohydrates: 8g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #12039©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Perfect for a diabetic. Thanks for including carb count!!
I tried these cookies and most definitely, due to my utmost pleasure in baking and testing, will make again for the holiday Easter season. Very delicate and soooo flavorful. Perfect for that little stash of love you want to put in clear plastic wrap and tie with a bow...this is a tested and proven recipe by me and will go in my collection of I LOVE IT'S. The cookies were small, but that is exactly what I expected and wanted. To make larger cookies with the recipe, merely double it.
very good
The recipe says that it makes 4 dozen cookies. It makes 15 cookies and they aren't large.

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