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

Easy Easter Nest Cookies

Easy Easter nest cookies are an easy, no bake treat that kids and adults will love. Chewy, chocolatey and so adorable.
Course 100 Best Cookies Recipes on the Planet
Keyword chocolate, Easter recipe, no bake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 32 -26 Cookies
Calories 159kcal
Author Fiona


  • 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.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 47mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g