Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies

Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies
based on 11 reviews
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30 min.
104 min.
42 cookies

Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies combine Nestlé Crunch and raspberry jam to make these tasty Easter cookies. Perfect for surprising that special someone.


  • 1 package (13 ounces) NESTLÉ CRUNCH or Milk Chocolate NestEggs, unwrapped
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water
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butter, granulated sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press thumb into tops to make 1/2-inch-deep depressions (dough will crack around edges). Fill each depression with about 1/4 teaspoon jam.

BAKE for 14 to 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately press 1 Nestlé NestEgg into center of each cookie. Cool cookies on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.


powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and milk in small mixer bowl; whisk until smooth. Add more milk if needed. Drizzle over tops of cookies.

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Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies

My grandson loves these cookies - and he is difficult to please. They are so rich and buttery with the raspberry jam and delicious chocolate. I have made them with Nestle's hearts, Easter crunch eggs and even Easter toffee eggs. Any of the Nestle's small chocolate pieces make them just out of this world. No matter what other dessert is on the table - especially at Valentine's or Easter - there are the first to go. I made some for Super Bowl and look forward to next week and Easter to hear the raves over these so simple to make goodies. Everyone loves them. Thank you.

- Mary Dempster from Huntington Beach, CA

Tasty - and pretty - cookie

Made these for a church reception and they were greatly enjoyed. Apparently I made them a little small as I got more than stated and they baked faster than specified (watch them!). As a result, I ran out of "eggs" and finished up with another small solid chocolate candy which worked well also. Will make again.

- Kathleen Klespis-Wick from BELOIT, WI

These cookies are HOT

These cookies are great. Very tasty and easy to make. Great idea! I served them to my children and they want me to make them again for Easter.

- Laura Pawelec from ASHFORD, CT

Chocolatey NestEgg Shortbread Cookies

Excellent recipe to make with the grandchildren. We use strawberry jam.

- Bobbi Griffith from EVANS CITY, PA

Awesome Hit!!

We all enjoy them! The kids & the adults! They became my yearly exchange cookie! Friends and family love them!!

- Sandra G. from Windsor, Ontario

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/42 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 42

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140
  • Calories from Fat: 60
  • Total Fat: 7g (10% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4.5g (22% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (4% of DV)
  • Sodium: 45mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 19g (6% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 13g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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