Easy Easter Coconut Basket Treats

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easter coconut baskets

Easter Coconut Basket Treats

Looking for a simple Easter dessert to put together that is easy and quick?  These coconut basket treats are simple and so delicious. There is no baking and require just 3 ingredients.

We used sour jelly beans to counter the sweetness from the chips. The baskets are a simple small snack to enjoy and you can make them anytime, swapping out the jelly beans for your favorite chocolate candies or gummies.

melted chocolate chips

What Ingredients Are Needed?

  • chocolate chips
  • butterscotch chips
  • coconut flakes
  • jelly beans
coconut mix

How Long Do I Microwave the Chips?

How long to microwave, is dependent on the size of your microwave. You might want to add a little oil into the chips as well to help the chocolate melt smooth.

Love these, you may want to make the edible Easter egg nests too.

Coconut Basket Tips

  • Depending on your microwave strength, the time to melt the chocolate may take less/more time
  • Prep as much as you can in advanced so the coconut does not set up before you put the jelly beans on it
  • Put the cupcake liners in the mini cupcake tin before you start to melt the chocolate
  • Have the coconut ready to go in a bowl before you melt the chocolates
  • Open the jelly bean bag and have a few out to put on the baskets

Serve them with your other treats:

Easter Bunny Tails
Easter Basket Cookies
Bird Nests
Easter Nests
Easter Coconut Nests

easter coconut baskets
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Easter Baskets

Looking for quick, delicious and easy Easter treats? You can make these coconut basket treats with just 3 ingredients.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Regina Sober


  • muffin tin
  • teaspoon size spoon
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups coconut flakes
  • 1 bag jelly beans


  • Put the mini cupcake papers in the muffin tin.
  • In your microwave container, add the chocolate and butterscotch chips.
  • Microwave the chips for 1 minute and stir. Microwave more if needed, checking every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Remove from the microwave and add the coconut and stir until mixed completely.
  • With the spoon, place a heaping spoon full of the mix into each muffin tin.
  • Press your thumb in the middle of each one to make a slight indent in the middle for the jelly beans.
  • Take 3-4 jelly beans and add them to each basket and press gently into the basket.
  • Allow to set and remove from the cupcake tin and serve.


If the chips are not melting, you can add a teaspoon of coconut of vegetable oil.
Looking for quick, delicious and easy Easter treats? You can make these coconut basket treats with just 3 ingredients.

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