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haystacks by freda

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA

This 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.

(4 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For haystacks by freda

  • 1 pkg
    butterscotch chips
  • 1 Tbs
    shortening (crisco)
  • 1 pkg
    chow mein noodles
  • 1 C
    peanuts (optional)
  • same as above just add 1or 2 whole almonds to each tbs. or nest of noodles made on wax paper lined sheet.
  • 1/2 lb
    white choc chips melted
  • 2 C
    shredded coconut
  • 3/4 C
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 2/3 C
    butterscotch chips melted
  • 1 can
    (8oz) chow mein noodles or (2) 5 oz.
  • 3 1/2 C
    mini marshmallows

How To Make haystacks by freda

  • 1
    #1. Haystacks directions: Melt Chips add shortening, 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.
  • 5
    More VARIATIONS: to all above; Potato sticks can be used in place of noodles. also Small Pretzel sticks can be used in place of noodles. PEANUTS can be added to any of these.

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