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OREO Truffle Bird Nest Cookies Recipe

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Spring is officially here. Let’s celebrate spring with these colorful no-bake Bird Nest Cookies! Golden Oreos, combined with cream cheese and then shaped into little bird nests is a great recipe for the kids to help with! These are on our list of yummy cookie recipes that we love to make!

Oreo truffles bird nests with malt eggs

For those of you who love easy recipes, this one is for you! If you are looking for no-bake recipes take a look at my no-bake recipes on the blog.

But back to these adorable, sweet and ridiculously easy OREO truffle birds’ nest cookies. The yellow melted chocolate brings bright and cheerful color and the candy eggs offer chocolatey crunch perfect to pair with the Golden Oreo and cream cheese mixture.

Tips for making Bird Nest Cookies:

These cookies only require four ingredients. They are one of the easiest (and cutest) cookies I’ve ever made.

  • Take the cream cheese out of the fridge a few hours prior to let soften.
  • I used a food processor to crush my Oreos but you could always use a rolling pin and large freezer bag.
  • Let the melted chocolate cool a few minutes after melting and then scoop it into a small sandwich bag. Snip one corner with scissors and then squeeze the melted chocolate into the cookie cups.

These cookies are so fun to make and my kids loved helping make them, just as much as they enjoyed eating them!

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Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Bird Nest Cookies are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

I love spending time in the kitchen but sometimes, I just don’t have time to meal plan. Life can be busy so I pulled together meal plans for you to enjoy.

These Birds Nest Cookies are a joy in every bite but it’s always nice to have a meal planned around them. I took some time and pulled together some delicious meal ideas.

Main Dish: The Best Hawaiian Pork Tenderloin

Vegetable Side: Bacon Broccoli Salad

Starch Side: Instant Pot Cheeseburger Potatoes

Refreshing Drink: Choose a delicious beverage from over 26 Easy Mocktail Recipes.

OREO Truffle Bird Nest Cookies Recipe

Once you make this Bird Nest Cookie Recipe the kids are going to love it so much that they are going to start asking for even more spring, OREO dessert recipes, and Easter desserts.  Don’t fret! I have picked out the best desserts that are perfect for spring and Easter!

Love chocolate? Try one of these 20 Decadent Easter Brownie Recipes.

If you love cupcakes this Ultimate List of Easter Cupcake Ideas will surely have something that catches your eye!

These Birds Nest Cookies Cups from Tator Tots and Jello uses store-bought cookie dough, chocolate, and candy eggs for a cute and tasty spring treat!

Take a look 25+ Awesomely Easy Easter Cookies from Crystal and Co.

Brownie Birds Nests with Peanut Butter Frosting from Smart Savvy Living is the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter lovers.

Calling all coconut fans! take a look at my 40+ Coconut Recipes for Easter Dinner for some delicious inspiration.

Sweet Easter Cookie Dip is great when you just want something simple and sweet to snack on.

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Why are themed foods so fun to make for the holidays?

There is something undeniably special about themed foods during the holiday season. Perhaps it’s the extra bit of effort required to create something outside the ordinary.

Maybe it’s the holiday spirit and the excitement that comes with it. Whatever the case may be, themed dishes can bring joy and entertainment to any holiday gathering.

Whether you’re whipping up pumpkin-shaped cookies for Halloween or a turkey-shaped loaf for Thanksgiving, themed foods are a fabulous way to showcase your creativity in the kitchen during festive periods.

The thrill and joy they provide make them immensely popular among home cooks and chefs alike.

And who wouldn’t want to add a bit of pizzazz to their holiday spread?

When it comes to themed dishes during the holidays, it’s clear that the possibilities are endless, and the fun is limitless.

How do I keep cookies from going stale?

When it comes to keeping cookies from going stale, there are a few important things to keep in mind. First and foremost, proper storage is key.

Cookies should always be kept in an airtight container, such as a cookie jar or Tupperware container, to prevent air and moisture from getting in and causing them to go stale.

It’s also important to avoid exposing cookies to heat or sunlight, as this can also lead to staleness.

For particularly fragile cookies, you may want to consider placing a piece of bread or an apple slice in the container with them to help keep them moist.

By following these simple steps, you can keep your cookies fresh and delicious for days or even weeks to come.

What are the most popular cookie flavors?

When it comes to cookies, the flavor options are endless. From classic chocolate chips to unique combinations like salted caramel and oatmeal raisin, cookie enthusiasts have a plethora of options to choose from.

However, according to recent surveys, there are a few flavors that seem to reign supreme in popularity.

Topping the list are chocolate chip cookies, which have been a beloved classic for generations.

Following close behind are peanut butter cookies, adored for their creamy and nutty taste.

Other popular flavors include oatmeal, sugar, and Snickerdoodle.

While personal preferences may vary, it is clear that these tried and true flavors continue to hold a special place in the hearts (and stomachs) of cookie lovers everywhere.

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Bird Nest Cookies Recipe

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Spring is officially here. Let's celebrate spring with these colorful no-bake Bird Nest Cookies!


  • 18 vanilla Oreo cookies
  • 4oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup yellow candy melts
  • 25-30 candy eggs


    Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.

    Place Oreos in a food processor and pulse until crumbled into fine bits.

    Fold cream cheese and Oreo crumbs together in a large bowl.

    Roll Oreo and cream cheese mixture into spheres, about 1 ½ inches in diameter. Place each one on lined baking sheet.

    Use the back of a rounded teaspoon to press an indent in the center of each Oreo truffle.

    Press along the edge of each truffle, to shape it into a nest. The center cavity/indentation should be about 1 inch in diameter.

    Chill truffles in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

    Once the time is up, remove truffles from the fridge.

    Microwave candy melts in 30-second intervals until completely melted.

    Scoop melted candy into the cavity of each Oreo truffle.

    Top the truffles off with 2-3 candy eggs each.

    Chill for an additional 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 287Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 128mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 0gSugar: 30gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 4/5/2020

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