No-bake butterscotch-peanut haystacks

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

48 haystacks

No-bake butterscotch-peanut haystacks

Photo: Erik Putz

Holiday baking doesn't get much easier than these no-bake haystacks. Seriously, even the most baking-challenged can master these crunchy, peanutty treats.


Ingredients

  • 300-g pkg butterscotch chips , (1 2/3 cups)
  • 2/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts

Instructions

  • Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
  • Combine butterscotch chips and peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium, stirring halfway through, until chips are melted, 3 to 5 min. Stir in noodles and peanuts until coated.
  • Scoop heaping 1 tbsp portions onto prepared sheets. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hr.

Nutrition (per cookie)

  • Calories
  • 88,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 79 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November/December 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.