Three Easter Nest Cookies on a white plate topped with miniature eggs.

Easy Easter Nest Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 32 -26 Cookies
Easy Easter nest cookies are an easy, no bake treat that kids and adults will love. Chewy, chocolatey and so adorable.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 cups rolled oats old fashioned or quick oats work
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • chocolate eggs


  • Line 2-3 cookie trays with wax paper.
  • In a medium saucepan melt together the butter, milk, sugar and cocoa powder while whisking until no lumps remain.
  • Bring to a gently boil for 5 minutes as you continue to whisk the mixture.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the oats and coconut.
  • Drop tablespoon sized cookies onto the lined trays and place 2-3 mini eggs in the middle of each. You can shape the cookies with your fingers for more uniform nests.
  • Place the trays in the fridge for 45 minutes to set.


*Store leftovers in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Easter Nest Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 47mg2%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.