FREDA's StoryThis Quick and easy Candy has many Variations, Here's 4 to 6 recipe variations in one recipe.
I have added just a few here, as a one stop recipe.
Feel free to Use Your Imagination. The easiest candy you will ever make.I have made this candy fr years, Makes as many as you want depending on the spoon you use.
TIP:Teaspoon for smaller ones and tbs, size for bigger ones. The Teaspoon goes farther.
We enjoy this every year, This Is My Oldest grown son's favorite.
#1 HAYSTACKS CANDY
chow mein noodles
#2 ASIAN FLAIR HAYSTACKS
same as above just add 1or 2 whole almonds to each tbs. or nest of noodles made on wax paper lined sheet.
#3 SHREDDED COCONUT HAYSTACKS
white choc chips melted
#4 PEANUT BUTTER HAYSTACKS
creamy peanut butter
1 2/3 C
butterscotch chips melted
(8oz) chow mein noodles or (2) 5 oz.
3 1/2 C
1#1. Haystacks directions:
when all melted well, remove from heat.
Toss in Noodles, & peanuts, coat well.
Drop on wax paper By Tbs. Chill til set.
2#2. ASIAN FLAIR Directions:
Make same as for Haystacks above;
spoon by Tbs. onto wax paper.
add into center of each nest 1 or 2 whole Almonds. Chill till set.
3#3. SHREDDED COCONUT HAYSTACKS Directions:
Melt White Choc chips, remove from Heat.
add 2 C shredded coconut toss fast and well to coat.
Drop by tsp onto wax paper lined sheet, to harden about 35-45 min. or chill in refer
4#4. PEANUT BUTTER HAYSTACKS Directions:
Line pan with wax paper.
Microwave Chips 1 min. then 10 to 20 sec more,till just melted, and stirs smooth.
Stir in Peanut butter.
Add: Noodles,& mini marshmallows, toss to coat well.
Drop by Tbs onto wax paper lined tray.
Chill till ready to serve.
5More VARIATIONS: to all above;
Potato sticks can be used in place of noodles.
Small Pretzel sticks can be used in place of noodles.
PEANUTS can be added to any of these.
Bea L. BeachChic - Dec 5, 2010
Oh yeah, Freda, I used to make haystacks, too. They are yum-o!!!
:) Jamie (: JmeClark - Dec 5, 2010
i love haystacks! My fave is chocolate with peanuts!
FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Dec 5, 2010
You have many to choose from here. . . Ours is the Butterscotch with the Penuts. we also like the Coconut wit the BUTTERSCOTCH chips, that was also my grandmothers favorite candy, she would buy when whe went to the candy dept of the Dept Stores when thay had Candy counters in them. Way back . . . years ago. Hope You enjoy the many varieities I have shared. Thanks Jamie.
Robin DuPree robdupree - Dec 5, 2010
FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Dec 6, 2010
Yes Robin, Ya just can't eat one of these yummy things.