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Chocolate Haystacks

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10 Min

You're gonna fall in love with this unexpected cookie recipe because it's so darn easy and absolutely delicious. Our no-bake Chocolate Haystacks use a not-so-traditional ingredient to give that "haystack" look and deliver a decadent peanut butter and chocolate flavor you just can't resist. 

What You'll Need:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
  • 1 (6-ounce) package chow mein noodles, coarsely broken
What To Do:
  1. Place the chocolate and peanut butter chips and the vegetable shortening in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high power for 1 minute then stir the mixture. Microwave for 15-second intervals, stirring frequently, until the chips are melted and the mixture is smooth. With a spoon, stir in the chow mein noodles until well combined. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a waxed-paper lined cookie sheet. Chill for about 1 hour, or until firm.

              Makes 2 to 3 dozen cookies.

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LOL .... there are several variations on these. The recipe I have calls for dry roasted peanuts, chow mein noodles and butterscotch morsels. I don't have to add extra oil, and to melt the morsels add a tablespoon of water and microwave them in 10 minute bursts on high until you can stir them into to a sauce. Mix in your goodies (noodles, pretzels, nuts, etc.) and then drop them on waxed paper to cool. It's a great, quick, easy, candy recipe.

This sounds very good and also easy! I will add half cup mor chocolate chips and half cup less opf the peanut butter chips. Just my preference and hope I can use something like Smart Balance spread insterad of vegetable shortening. I have not used shortening in 40 years and I am not starting again. Does anyone still use shortening? I'll post after I make this.

We don't only use chocolate chips and add miniature marshmallows.


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