Kids and kids at heart will love this cocoa coconut oatmeal nests recipe, perfect for Easter or spring celebrations. We love how these nests are soft and chewy, yet have a delightful texture from the addition of sweetened coconut flakes, oats and, of course, crunchy HERSHEY'S Candy Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs. You can customize the chocolate flavor of Cocoa Coconut Oatmeal Nests with HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa. Spring has sprung on your creativity. For another Easter-themed dessert all your peeps are sure to love, check out these impressive Coconut Cake Nests.
Heat oven to 350°F.
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.
For extra texture, press additional oats and coconut onto dropped cookie dough before baking.
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.
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