No-bake Birds Nest Cookies 🍪 🐣

by Zero waste life 2019

In a medium saucepan, melt 1/2 a cup of butter over medium-high heat.

Add 1/2 cup of milk 🥛

Add 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 🍫 & 2 cups of sugar, adding slowly. Combine & bring to a boil.

Let boil for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally. 🥄

Remove the pan from heat & add 1/2 cup of peanut butter 🥜

Add 1 tsp vanilla & stir until smooth.

Stir in 2 & 1/2 cups of quick oats

Add 1 cup of chopped pretzels 🥨

Line a tray with a piece of baking paper

Drop mixture onto paper by spoonfuls & let cook for a few minutes.

Press into nest shapes 🐣

Let completely cool & add in chocolate eggs. Store up to 4 days in an air tight container.

Zero waste life 2019