Sunday, August 8, 2010
Cookie Recipe #218 - Haystacks
This is one of the easiest cookie recipes ever created-they can literally be made in about 10 minutes.
Ingredients: 1 3-ounce can chow meain noodles (about 2 cups), 1/2 cup peanuts, 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, 1/2 cup butterscotch-flavored chips.
Instructions: Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper (or waxed paper); set aside. In a large bowl, combine noodles and peanuts; set aside. In a medium saucepan, combine condensed milk, chocolate chips, and butterscotch chips. Cook and stir over low heat until pieces are completely melted and smooth when stirred. Pour chocolate mixture over noodles and peanuts and stir until thoroughly coated.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet. Cool at room temperature or chill in the refrigerator until firm.
Makes about 30 cookies.
"Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Cookies", Meredith Corporation, Des Moines, IA, 2003.