Cocoa-Coconut Oatmeal Nests

Cocoa-Coconut Oatmeal Nests

If you're looking for an easy Easter or spring bird's nest recipe that kids will love any time of year, then try out this delightful HERSHEY'S Nests recipe. Top off these cookies with candy-coated chocolate eggs.

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
20 min
BAKE
8 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat45
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium95 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat45
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g15% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium95 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates13 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
1-1/2 cupsquick-cooking or regular rolled oats
1/2 teaspoonsalt
1-1/2 cupssweetened coconut flakes
candy-coated milk chocolate eggs (optional)
1/4 cupHERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 teaspoonbaking soda
3/4 cupbutter (1-1/2 sticks) , softened
3/4 cuplight brown sugar packed
2 eggs
2 cupsall-purpose flour
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
3/4 cupgranulated sugar

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl until well blended; beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in coconut and oats; drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; press chocolate egg onto center of each cookie, if desired. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 48 cookies.
Ingredients gathered on a table

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