Haystack Recipe | Chow Mein Cookies

Haystack recipe with chow mein noodles, chocolate and peanut butter. Easy, no bake cookie recipe that is crunchy and sweet.

Haystacks are a new cookie to this family. In this house, the word haystack means a taco salad made with Fritos. It’s absolutely delicious and if you haven’t tried it before, you should.

This haystack recipe is made with chow mein noodles and is the perfect easy cookie recipe to make with young children. There is no oven involved and the only things you’ll need is a microwave, refrigerator and a few simple ingredients.

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If you remember haystacks from your childhood, then you’ll love this recipe. Or, if haystacks are a new thing you’ve stumbled upon, be sure to read my tips and tricks as they can become a bit messy.

HAYSTACK RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 6oz chow mein noodles
  • 4oz chocolate
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup mini marshmellows
  • 1 oz white chocolate (drizzle optional)
Haystack recipe made with chow mein noodles.

Makes approximately 16 cookies

Gather your ingredients. Melt 4oz chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Stirring occasionally.

Melted chocolate in a microwave safe bowl.

Add 1/2 cup peanut butter.

Mix

Add 6oz chow mein noodles.

Chow mein added to melted chocolate.

Add 1 cup mini marshmallows and stir.

Marshmallows added to haystack recipe.

Using two large spoons, scoop and place on tray lined with parchment paper.

Haystack on spoon being added to lined cookie sheet.

Melt 1 oz of white chocolate and drizzle on top of haystacks with a fork.

Haystack drizzled with white chocolate.

Place in refrigerator for at least one hour to cool completely.

Cooled haystack ready to be eaten.

Tips & Tricks

  • These haystack cookies can be a bit messy. Try not to overdue it with extra chocolate as it causes them to melt and be very sticky to eat.
  • The marshmallows help bind this recipe together and give it a nice soft texture against the crunch of the chow mein noodles.
  • As you are making your haystacks, try not to make them to large.
  • This haystack recipe doesn’t form like cookie dough. The cookie begins to hold its shape once it begins to cool.
  • Best if left in the refrigerator overnight in Tupperware.

This haystack recipe is great for kids who are eager to help in the kitchen. Since there is no oven involved and a lot of stirring, they can be the perfect chef to these easy cookies.

Haystack recipe

Haystack recipe with chow mein noodles, chocolate and peanut butter.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, Haystacks
Servings: 8
Calories: 282kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 oz chow mein noodles
  • 4 oz chocolate
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 oz white chocolate (drizzle optional)

Instructions

  • Gather your ingredients.
  • Melt 4oz chocolate in a microwave safe bowl. Stirring occasionally.
  • Add 1/2 cup peanut butter.
  • Add 6oz chow mein noodles.
  • Add 1 cup mini marshmallows and stir.
  • Using two large spoons, scoop and place on tray lined with parchment paper.
  • Melt 1 oz of white chocolate and drizzle on top of haystacks with a fork.
  • Place in refrigerator for at least one hour to cool completely.

Notes

Tips and Tricks
  • These haystack cookies can be a bit messy. Try not to overdue it with extra chocolate as it causes them to melt and be very sticky to eat.
  • The marshmallows help bind this recipe together and give it a nice soft texture against the crunch of the chow mein noodles.
  • As you are making your haystacks, try not to make them to large.
  • This haystack recipe doesn’t form like cookie dough. The cookie begins to hold its shape once it begins to cool.
  • Best if left in the refrigerator overnight in Tupperware.
*Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary based on brands of ingredients used and cooking methods. 

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg
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