Haystack cookies made with chow mein noodles on a baking sheet.

Haystack Cookies

These no bake haystack cookies combine chow mein noodles, milk chocolate and butterscotch chips to make decadent treats that are always a huge hit. Chow mein cookies are perfect to whip up at a moment's notice and you can vary the flavors and sprinkle decorations depending on the season.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chow mein cookies, haystack cookies, no bake cookies
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 368 kcal


  • 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces butterscotch chips
  • 12 ounces chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles


  1. Place the milk chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in a large bowl. Microwave in 30 second increments until melted. Stir until smooth.

  2. Add the chow mein noodles to the bowl and toss until coated in the chocolate mixture.

  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the cookie mixture onto a piece of parchment and shape into a mound; place a pinch of sprinkles on top.

  4. Repeat the process with the remaining cookie mixture and sprinkles until you have 12 cookies.

  5. Let cookies sit until firm, then serve. Cookies can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Haystack Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 368 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 307mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 67g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 44g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.