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Chocolate Peanut Butter Haystacks

Chocolate Peanut Butter Haystacks

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate-peanut-butter-haystacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill time 1 hour
Servings 40 servings
Calories 218kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 24 oz chocolate chips [milk/semi-sweet/dark your preference]
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3 cup chow mein noodles
  • 1 ¾ cup cocktail peanuts divided
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla


  • Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler. Melt over simmering water until smooth then add the peanut butter and vanilla.
  • Mix until the peanut butter is fully combined with the chocolate.
  • Pour the chow mein noodles and 1 ½ cup cocktail peanuts into a separate mixing bowl. Finely chop the remaining ¼ cup cocktail peanuts, set aside.
  • Pour the melted chocolate and peanut butter over the chow mein noodles and peanuts.
  • Use a large non-stick spatula and mix until fully coated. Drop in clusters using a tablespoon onto wax or parchment paper.
  • Immediately sprinkle each haystack with the reserved finely chopped peanuts while the chocolate is still wet.
  • Chill until set. Store chilled.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 2mg