Butterscotch Haystacks

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Extremely easy to make and such a yummy treat!
cook 10
cook Makes 24

What's in it


1 cup Hershey's Butterscotch chips
1/2 cup REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips
3 oz Chow Mein noodles (coursely chopped)
1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

How to cook it


  • Line tray with wax paper. Place butterscotch chips, peanut butter chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl.
  • 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.
  • 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. Yields about 2 dozen candies.
  • 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.