Chinese Chewies

Mary Ann Waite


I make these every Christmas for a cookie exchange. Super easy and oh so good! My grown children and grandchildren always ask when I will be making them.
Sometimes I add raisins- very good both ways.

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60 cookies
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


1-12 oz pkg
chocolate chips
1-12 oz pkg
butterscotch chips
1-large can(s)
chow mein noodles
2 c
peanuts, dry roasted


1Put both bags of chips in a large pot or dutch oven over the lowest setting* on your stove. Stir with a wooden spoon until the chips have melted.
*very important or the chocolate may burn!
2Remove from heat and add the chow mein noodles and break some up with your spoon. Add the peanuts and mix again.
3Drop tablespoons of the mixture onto large sheets of wax paper spread out on your counter. When the chocolate hardens you can remove and store in plastic containers. Use the wax paper to put on top of each layer when stacking them.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #Christmas, #No bake