No Bake Birds Nest Cookies
 
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These simple No Bake Cookies made into birds nest are perfect for spring time treats!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24 cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Equal Sucralose (or white sugar)
  • ½ cup stick margarine
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups quick oatmeal
  • ½ cup nuts (optional)
  • ½ cup coconut (optional)
  • ¼ cup green coconut (use a drop or two of food coloring)
Instructions
  1. Mix Equal Sucralose, stick margarine, milk and cocoa in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Boil for two minutes. Remove from heat and add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  3. Cool slightly then add 3 cups quick oatmeal, ½ cup coconut and ½ cup nuts (if desired).
  4. Mix well and drop by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet.
  5. Use your fingers to make indentations in the top of the cookies to form a "birds nest", sprinkle the tops with green coconut and press into the cookies.
  6. Place two jelly beans on the top of each cookie, press into the "nest" before they've cooled completely, or you can use a small dab of frosting to keep them in place.
Recipe by Shopper Strategy at http://shopperstrategy.com/no-bake-birds-nest-cookies-with-equalsucralose/