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chocolate easter basket cookies

The Double Chocolate Easter Basket Cookies that are a Must Make!

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The sweet coconut-chocolaty deliciousness of these adorable Double Chocolate Easter Basket Cookies are absolutely perfect for spring and Easter celebrations!


Units Scale
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 2 cups of shredded sweetened coconut flakes
  • 2/3 cup of sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • Easter egg-shaped candies
  • Chocolate candy coating (I used 4 blocks of almond bark)


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir the flour, coconut, and cocoa together in a large mixing bowl until the coconut is thoroughly coated with flour and chocolate.
  3. Add the sweetened condensed milk and vanilla and mix well.
  4. Using a 2 tablespoon scoop, drop coconut mixture by the spoonful onto the cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. To make the basket shape, dampen fingers with water and gently tap the middle to make a depression to hold your candies.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes, until the cookies are set
  6. Place cookies on a cooling rack to cool.
  7. Meanwhile, follow the instructions on the chocolate candy coating package and melt the chocolate.
  8. Dip the bottoms of the cooled macaroons in the chocolate coating.  Place cookies on wax paper to set.
  9. Add a bit of the melted chocolate to the center of the cookies and add your candies.