Chocolate Easter Bunny Cottontails
Source of Recipe
4 egg whites
2 1/2 cups coconut, unsweetened, shredded
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup pecans finely chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 ounce chocolate, semisweet
Beat egg whites until frothy. Stir in coconut, sugar, pecans, and vanilla. Wet your hands and shape mixture into small eggs . Place eggs on greased baking pan.
Bake at 325 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until lightly browned. Loosen with spatula immediately. Let cool completely. Melt the chocolate in microwave or over double boiler. Cool slightly.
Dip eggs one at a time, using a fork, spoon, or toothpick (reheat chocolate if it cools too much before you finish.) When coating has set, store eggs in the refrigerator.