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haystack cookies

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

These fun and festive no-bake Haystack Cookies are made with a handful of common ingredients in less than ten minutes and are customizable for any special occasion or holiday with different sprinkles. They are always a hit with friends and family, and they stay fresh for days. If you like the ease and taste of these delicious treats. You need to try my no-bake Peanut Butter Cookies, Scotcheroos, and Christmas Crack.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For haystack cookies

  • 1 cup white chocolate melts or white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup salted peanuts
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 11 ounces butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 4 cups dried crunchy chow mein noodles

How To Make haystack cookies

  • 1
    Add the chocolate chips or white melting wafers to a microwave safe bowl. Heat them in the microwave at 50% power for 30-60 second intervals until melted and smooth. Stir until the bowl is no longer warm between each interval.
  • 2
    Stir in the peanuts and chow mein noodles.
  • 3
    Using a large ice cream scoop or cookie scoop, drop the haystack cookies in a single layer with space between them on a parchment paper covered baking sheet.
  • 4
    Allow to set for 10 minutes.