Friday, April 3, 2015

No-bake bird nest cookies

No Bake Bird Nest cookies
2 Cups Sugar
1 stick butter
1/2tsp vanilla
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup milk
3 cups oats

green food coloring(optional)
jelly beans or chocolate egg candies.

Place about 1 cup of coconut in a bowl and add a few drops of green food coloring. Use a fork to stir it until all the coconut is green.

Mix sugar, cocoa, butter and milk. Boil for 3 min. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, peanut butter and oats. Coat well, and drop by rounded tablespoon on tin foil/waxed paper. Press spoon into center of cookie to give it a nest shape. Then place a big pinch of the coconut in the center of each cookie and decorate with jelly beans/candy.


1 comment:

  1. Oh, thank you for refreshing my memory! I had plum forgot about making no-bake cookies! These are a family favorite, from baby to great grand pa! I like your idea to make the nests from them. Quite festive!