Easy Chocolate Haystacks


"This is a quick and easy chocolate-fix that the kids and adults will love. It's easy to play around with the ingredients to suit. My family has been making it for years and it's still a fave! Ingredients can be switched up with great results. It's also great with white chocolate and cranberries or crushed peppermints. You can use any nuts in place of the almonds."
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35 m servings 315 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.1g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Stir oats, chocolate chips, coconut, and almonds together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk sugar, milk, butter, and salt together in a saucepan; bring mixture to a boil, add vanilla, and remove from heat. Pour milk mixture over chocolate chips mixture; stir until well-combined. Drop spoonfuls of chocolate mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Chill in the refrigerator until haystacks are set, 15 to 20 minutes.



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Excellent - my husband can make them