Christmas Haystacks

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Christmas Haystacks

Christmas Haystacks

Chow mein noodles and salted peanuts are tossed with melted white chips, marshmallows and vanilla frosting, and finished with holiday sprinkles.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 23 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, chow mein noodles, christmas, cocktail peanuts, cookies, microwave, mini marshmallows, vanilla frosting, white vanilla baking chips
Servings: 40

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup cocktail peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons butter cut into pieces
  • 10 ounce bag miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup white vanilla baking chips
  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting from 16-oz container
  • 2 teaspoons sprinkles

Instructions

  • Line cookie sheets with waxed paper or cooking parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray. Spray large bowl with cooking spray; mix noodles and peanuts in bowl.
  • Spray medium microwavable bowl with cooking spray; add butter and marshmallows. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring every 30 seconds.
  • Stir in white vanilla baking chips and frosting. Continue to microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir until well blended.
  • Pour hot marshmallow mixture over noodles and peanuts; stir until well coated.
  • To form each cookie, drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Immediately top with sprinkles. Repeat with remaining noodle mixture and sprinkles. If mixture is hard to scoop, reheat in microwave uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds.
  • Cool completely, at least 1 hour.
  • Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Haystacks
Serving Size
 
1 each
Amount per Serving
Calories
170
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Cholesterol
 
2
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
169
mg
7
%
Potassium
 
42
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
28
g
9
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
19
mcg
2
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
13
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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