No Bake Bird Nest Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 20 cookies
  • 1½ cups quick oats
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter
  • 1 dash of salt
  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 40 small candy eggs
  1. In a bowl, add oats, peanut butter and salt (no need to mix). Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, add butter, sugar, cocoa powder and milk. Stirring occasionally, bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in oat mixture and vanilla.
  3. Drop by rounded spoonfuls on waxed paper, making a round indentation in the center of each cookie. Allow to cool for an hour. Add eggs to the center of each cookie
  4. Enjoy!
Store in an air tight container.
Recipe by Sugar, Spice and Family Life at