Butterscotch Haystacks Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Butterscotch Haystacks Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Butterscotch Haystacks

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"Tasty treats good for any occasion, these haystacks are mounded with a mixture of peanut butter, butterscotch chips, marshmallows and chow mein noodles. To enjoy in a snap, make them the microwave way."

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Original recipe makes 6 dozen candies Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. LINE baking sheets or trays with waxed paper.
  2. MICROWAVE morsels in large, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70 percent) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until well-blended. Add chow mein noodles and marshmallows; toss until coated. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. DOUBLE BOILER METHOD: MELT morsels over hot (not boiling) water; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter. Transfer to large bowl. Add chow mein noodles and marshmallows; proceed as above.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 19, 2008

These are really good! I just don't care for the marshmellows, so I omitted them and just added more noodles.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 14, 2008

RECIPE IS GREAT UNTIL MARSHMALLOWS ARE ADDED AND THEN IT IS WAY TOO STICKY AND TOO HARD TO WORK WITH.

 
Dec 17, 2008

I love this recipe. I changed it slightly by using pretzel sticks instead of chow mein noodles, it gives this a slightly sweet and salty taste. Yummy!

 
Dec 10, 2002

My Grandmother used to make these when I was a kid - my favorites! She substituted cashew nuts for the mini-marshmallows. Yummy!

 
Dec 11, 2003

These were really great, i make them all the time, and i even repace the butterscotch chips with chocolate ones and use them for halloween. *if u shape em right they look like spiders.*

 
Dec 13, 2002

Also wonderful if you use both butterscotch and semisweet chocolate morsels together (1 package for 1 package), and substitute salted peanuts for the marshmallows!

 
Oct 27, 2008

Gave the recipe to a coworker, she made them for the potluck at work. They were the favorite. Now everyone asks her to bring them whenever there is a potluck. Not too sweet, real nice treat. Just enough after a meal. With a cup of tea. Yummmmmmmm

 
Apr 02, 2008

These were great fun to eat and to make. I made them for my childs' class and they were gone before I knew it. They're easy to make but be careful, the mixture can become dry and hard to shape. Mix well & form immediately.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 68 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 36 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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