Butterscotch Haystack Recipes

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These butterscotch and peanut butter flavored candies are quick and easy to make and sure to be an instant hit with friends and family. This page contains butterscotch haystack recipes.


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March 29, 2010


  • 2 (12 oz) pkg butterscotch chips
  • 4 Tbsp. crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 (1 1/4 oz) cans shoestring potatoes


Melt butterscotch chips and peanut butter in microwave bowl for about 1 minute or until melted. Add salt; stir in shoestring potatoes. Drop by tbsp onto waxed paper. Place in refrigerator to set. Makes 10-12 servings.

By Sandy from Graettinger, IA

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December 11, 2004
  • 12 oz. bag of butterscotch chips
  • 3 oz. chow mein noodles
  • 2 cups salted peanuts


Melt butterscotch chips in top of double boiler. Remove from heat and immediately stir in chow mein noodles until all are coated then quickly stir in peanuts. Drop on wax paper with tablespoon.


Let cool until firm. Makes about 2 dozen.

By Anna

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March 17, 2010

Easy no bake coconut, caramel cookies.


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 25 caramels
  • 3 cup quick cook oats
  • 1 cup coconut


Bring the butter and milk to a boil. Boil one minute.

Add caramels and stir until melted about 4 minutes. Stir in oats and coconut.

Drop on waxed paper to cool.

Source: One we have made since first married 41 years ago, a kids favorite.

By Ann Winberg from Loup City, NE

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January 25, 2010


  • 1 package butterscotch chips (12 oz.)
  • 1 package semi-sweet chocolate chips (12 oz.)
  • 1 package Chinese chow mein noodles (12 oz.)


In large saucepan over low heat, melt the butterscotch and chocolate chips. Add chow mein noodles, coating well. Spoon onto waxed paper and chill until firm.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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