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Chocolate peanut butter haystack cookies on parchment paper.
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Haystack Cookies

These no-bake Haystack Cookies are crunchy, sweet, and a little bit salty. You only need 5 simple ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time to make a big batch!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cooling2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: haystack cookies
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • Baking tray
  • Parchment paper or silicone baking mat
  • Large microwave safe bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Measuring cup
  • measuring spoons


  • 2 cups butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag (12 ounces) chow mein noodles


  • Line a large baking tray with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Add the butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, peanut butter, and vanilla to a large, microwave safe bowl.
    2 cups butterscotch chips, 1 cup chocolate chips, 3 tablespoons peanut butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Place the bowl in the microwave and heat for thirty seconds. Stir then heat for another thirty seconds. Stir again and continue to heat in 30-second increments until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
  • Stir the chow mein noodles into the melted chocolate so they are completely coated.
    1 bag (12 ounces) chow mein noodles
  • Use a cookie scoop or two spoons to scoop the cookie mix onto the baking tray, making piles that are about ¼ of a cup in size.
  • Let the cookies harden (about 2 hours at room temperature or 30 minutes in the fridge).
  • Store in an airtight container and enjoy anytime!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg