Quick and Easy

No-Bake Butterscotch Haystacks

Details

Time
2 hours 15 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 pieces

This butterscotch haystacks no bake recipe is a perfect choice for family fun time. You can even include chocolate eggs for no-bake bird nests! Crunchy chow mein noodles mix with rich butterscotch and peanut butter chips for the perfect blend of salty and sweet.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips

  • 1/2 cup

    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips

  • 1 Tbsp

    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

  • 1 1/2 cups

    chow mein noodles (3 oz can), coarsely broken

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

Equipment Needed 

Tray
Tray
Wax Paper
Wax Paper
Microwave
Microwave
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave-Safe Bowl
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Refirgerator
Refirgerator
1

Line tray with wax paper. Place butterscotch chips, peanut butter chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl.

2

Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

3

Immediately add chow mein noodles; stir to coat. Drop mixture by heaping teaspoons onto prepared tray or into paper candy cups; let stand until firm. If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

Tip

Coarsely broken thin pretzel sticks can be substituted for the chow mein noodles.

Variation:

Chocolate Haystacks: Substitute 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips for butterscotch chips. Proceed as directed above with peanut butter chips, shortening and chow mein noodles.

Additional questions?