Haystack No Bake Cookies

Dec 7, 2022Baked Goods & Desserts, Recipes

These no-bake cookies are no joke — packing a whole lot of delicious in with the protein power of peanuts.

Author: Unsophisticook

Ingredients Amount
White Chocolate Chips 1 (11-oz.) pkg
Chow Mein Noodles 1 (5-oz.) can
Salted dry roasted peanuts 1 cup
Dried cranberries 3/4 cup



  1. Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave or in a double boiler on the stovetop until smooth.*
  2. Add the chow mein noodles, peanuts, and dried cranberries. Stir to mix well.
  3. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Cool for at least one hour before removing the haystack cookies from the parchment paper.

*How To Melt White Chocolate

Stovetop — heat the white chocolate chips in a double boiler over gently simmering water, stirring until smooth.

Microwave — heat white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl at medium power (50%) for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Stir until the bowl no longer feels warm. Continue heating at 15-30 second intervals, stirring until smooth.