These easter bird nest cookies are a delicious and healthy treat to celebrate Easter with kids!
Made with only 6 ingredients and ready in less than 15 minutes, these cookies are easy and a fun make ahead snack!

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Easter No Bake Bird Nest Cookies

I wanted to make something special and fun to celebrate Easter with my 3-year-old. These Easter No Bake Bird Nest Cookies are just the perfect treat and great to make with little kids, they love helping!

Ingredients

You will need very simple ingredients to make these Easter Bird Nests.

  • Peanut Butter: Use all-natural peanut butter with 100% peanuts in the composition, or peanuts and salt.
  • Coconut Oil
  • Desiccated Coconut: Sugar free.
  • Quick Oats: If you don’t have quick oats, simply blend old fashioned oats for a few seconds in a food processor or blender.
  • Vanilla extract: Optional
  • Honey: Or maple syrup
  • Mini Chocolate Eggs
Birds Nest Cookie Ingredients

Step By Step Instructions

  • Line a cookie baking tray with parchment paper. This is an important step as the cookies need to be shaped quickly after they are cooked on the stove.
  • In a saucepan, add the coconut oil, honey and peanut butter and heat until combined.
  • Add the vanilla, coconut and oats and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly.
  • With the mixture still hot, mold the cookies using 1 tbsp. Press the middle into the shape of nests.
  • Cool the cookies in the refrigerator until hardened.
  • Add chocolate eggs and serve chilled or at room temperature.
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Storage Instructions

Store the Easter Bird Nests in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months (defrost overnight in the fridge).

Frequently Asked Questions

Why did my no bake cookies not harden?

Some of the ingredients, such as butter, and peanut butter, will not stay completely set at room temperature. Try refrigerating them for a few hours.

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Easter Bird Nest Cookies

These easter bird nest cookies are a delicious and healthy treat to celebrate Easter with kids!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Dessert, Snack, Sweets
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bird nest cookies, birds nest, easter, easter treat, healthy easter bird nest cookies, no bake cookie, Páscoa, spring
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 13 cookies
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Carol Pecora

Ingredients 
 

Instructions

  • Line a cookie baking tray with parchment paper. This is an important step as the cookies need to be shaped quickly after they are cooked on the stove.
  • In a saucepan, add the coconut oil, honey and peanut butter and heat until combined.
  • Add the vanilla, coconut and oats and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly.
  •  With the mixture still hot, mold the cookies using 1 tbsp. Press the middle into the shape of nests.
  • Cool the cookies in the refrigerator until hardened.
  • Add chocolate eggs and serve chilled or at room temperature.

Notes

  • Mold the cookies with mixture still hot, otherwise they will be hard to shape.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easter Bird Nest Cookies
Amount per Serving
Calories
152
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Sodium
 
44
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
94
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin C
 
0.1
mg
0
%
Calcium
 
9
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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