Cocoa-Coconut Oatmeal Nests

Cocoa-Coconut Oatmeal Nests

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"These chocolate oatmeal cookies are sure to become a family favorite! Dutch processed cocoa, coconut flakes, and quick-cooking oats are the secret ingredients in these delicious, fun and easy cookies."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees 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; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Press chocolate egg onto center of each cookie, if desired. Cool completely.
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Most helpful positive review

Batter was extremely stiff after adding all the oats and coconut, but the cookies came out beautifully. And more importantly, they were delicious!! I made these for Easter and when they came o...

Most helpful critical review

These cookies spread more than I thought they would. They tasted great, but were nothing like "nests".

Batter was extremely stiff after adding all the oats and coconut, but the cookies came out beautifully. And more importantly, they were delicious!! I made these for Easter and when they came o...

These were pretty good, especially after adding a dab of chocolate frosting to the centers and adding some jelly bellys. I also increased the cocoa to 2/3 cup and took a teaspoon and made an ind...

This recipe is great, Ive made it several times and replaced the oats with more coconut - ran out of oats because of these : D - It was then soft enough to put through the cookie press & I also ...

These are easy to make and come out great every time I make them. I do not add the candy eggs. Other wise I wouldn't change a thing.

I made these cookies because they looked like the ones served when I was in elementary school. The cookies did spread more than I thought they would, but came out looking great! I didn't add a...

These turned out great - the kids especially liked them. I put jelly beans in the center instead of chocolate eggs, and they were perfect for Easter.

This recipe was excellent. I used candy covered chocolate eggs, but used 2 in each cookie instead of 1. They need to be added shortly after the cookies come out of the oven so that the cookies...

These cookies spread more than I thought they would. They tasted great, but were nothing like "nests".

I made these (without the candy eggs) as Christmas give-aways in 2004 for classmates in my language class & received good comments - in 11 languages! Brought also some to my mother-in-law, who a...