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Easy Easter Candy Cut-Outs

Easily make this Easter candy by using your favorite cookie cutters. Made with chocolate and topped with tinted coconut flakes.

Easy Easter Candy Cut-Outs Recipe


  • 1 c Chocolate Chips (Semi-Sweet)
  • 2 ts Shortening ONLY

Tinted Coconut:

  • 1/4 ts Water
  • 1 dr Food color
  • 1/2 c Sweetened Coconut Flakes


  1. Cover bottom of 13x9-inch pan with heavy duty foil.
  2. In small microwave-safe bowl, place chocolate chips and shortening.
  3. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes, or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.
  4. Immediately spread mixture evenly on foil to about 1/8-inch thick; pat TINTED COCONUT evenly onto chocolate.
  5. Refrigerate for 5 to 10 minutes or until beginning to firm.
  6. Press sturdy, Easter-shaped cookie cutters down to foil, cutting through coconut and chocolate; do NOT remove shapes.
  7. Return to refrigerator until completely firm; gently remove foil.
  8. Gently press out shapes; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  9. Use as garnish for desserts.

Makes 6 to 12 cut-outs.

Tinted Coconut:

  1. In small bowl, stir together 1/4 teaspoon water and 1 drop food color.
  2. Stir in 1/2 cup Sweetened Coconut Flakes; with fork, toss until evenly tinted

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