No-Bake Butterscotch Haystacks

posted by abba 07-31-100 11:18 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *

No-Bake Butterscotch Haystacks
Serving Size : 24
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup Butterscotch Chips - (Hershey's)
1/2 cup Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
1 tbl. Shortening-(do not use butter, - margarine or oil)
1 1/2 cups Chow mein noodles -- coarsely broken

Line tray with wax paper. In medium microwave-safe bowl, place butterscotch chips, peanut butter chips
and shortening. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when
stirred. Immediately add chow mein noodles; stir to coat.

Drop mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto prepared tray or into paper candy cups; let stand until firm. If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator. About 2 dozen candies.

Variation: Chocolate Haystacks: Substitute 1 cup Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or Hershey's Milk Chocolate Chips for butterscotch chips. Proceed as directed above with peanut butter chips, shortening and chow mein noodles.

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