No-Bake Bird Nest Cookies

No-Bake Bird Nest Cookies

These cookie are a lot of fun for the kids to make. I get a tad stressed out with all 5 “helping” make them, but its worth the stress! They really love to be in the kitchen with me. Enjoy baking and teaching your little’s how to cook. It’s a good life skill – even if its just cookies.

No-Bake Bird Nest Cookies

Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cube Butter
  • cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Shredded Coconut
  • 2 cups Oatmeal Quick Cook or Old Fashioned
  • 1 bag Mini Eggs

Instructions

  • In medium saucepan bring sugar, butter, cocoa powder, and milk to a boil for 1 min, stirring often. Turn off burner and add peanut butter to melt.
  • Remove from heat and and add vanilla, coconut, and oatmeal. Mix well. Drop onto wax paper by the spoonfuls and press middle down to create a nest shape. Add mini eggs to "nests" and let cool.

Notes

Can omit coconut and use 3 cups oatmeal total instead.

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