Recipe By Carole Zee
Published Jul 10th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 2 dozen Calories 219.2

Delicious is all I can say.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup salted peanuts
  • 2 cups chow mein noodles

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Melt butterscotch chips and peanut butter on top of a double boiler, or in a microwave. Blend together.
  2. 2 Stir peanuts and noodles gently into the melted peanut butter mixture.
  3. 3 Drop dough by forkfuls onto waxed paper. Cool until set.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 219.2
  • Carbohydrate 16.8 g
  • Fat 14.8 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 4.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.4 g
  • Sodium 146.9 mg
  • Sugar 10.4 g


  1. Even after I added more peanut butter and peanut butter chips, I couldn't get it to stick together.
  2. We love these snacks. Sometimes, I vary this up and use Reese's peanut butter chips or either dark or semi sweet chips in place of the butterscotch chips. It's all a matter of what you like or have on hand. The kids LOVE to make these. NOTE: I rarely keep wax paper on hand, I - Read more ...
  3. This was my first time making Haystacks and they turned out great!!! I didn't have a double boiler so I melted my butterscotch chips & peanut butter in the microwave. I've made this recipe twice in the last 2 weeks. Second time I doubled it. Wonderful!
  4. Love this recipe! My mom has been making these for Christmas for as long as I can remember. However I have never had them with peanuts before...she always mixes in M&M's instead. SO GOOD! Also be sure you let the peanut butter and butterscotch cool just a little before adding in the M&M's or they - Read more ...
  5. I replaced the peanuts with rice krispies and marshmallow. Yummy!!
  6. Tastes great every time. Great use for the organic peanut butter that has separated and is now a big peanut blob at the bottom of the jar.
  7. I have been making these for 13 years. They are my husband's favorite dessert. SO easy and wonderful!! At Easter, I make them deeper around the edges, with a depression in the middle and put 3 small jellybeans in the center. They look like small birds nests. Really cute!!
  8. Unbelievably simple and delicious. After tasting at a cookie swap I immediately looked up the recipe. I followed others' advice and flattened mine a little to make easier to bite. Had to chill mine to get them to totally harden but I doubled the recipe and may have gone heavy on the peanut butter. Will - Read more ...
  9. The best haystacks recipe! Be careful about the amount of peanut butter--it will still taste great but may get sticky.
  10. this is a great cookie....another variation is to use a few milk choc. chips along with the butterscotch and leave out the p.b.....yum!