Friday, September 18, 2015

Haystack Treats

Country life means the end of summer is haying season. It's a time when you put up food for the winter months for your critters. But what about your human critters? My country kids love Haystack Treats, and no, they are not made out of the same stuff hay bales are! These yummy treats are just four ingredients of delectable goodness!

So put down the sickle, park the baler, and get to the kitchen, because it is time to whip up some human Haystack Treats!

Ingredients
1 cup of creamy peanut butter
1 12 oz bag of butterscotch chips
5 oz of mini marshmallow (about half a bag)
1 5 oz can of chow mein noodles


These haystack treats are so easy to make, you don't even need your stove! Simply put the peanut butter and butterscotch chips in a microwave safe bowl and pop them in the microwave for 30 second. Now stir. Put back in for 30 seconds. Stir. You get the picture.... keep going till the contents of the bowl are nice and smooth.


Once it is smooth, add in your half of a bag of mini marshmallows and chow mien noodles. Stir gently, you are just trying to coat the noodles. Sadly my country kids (both boys) didn't seem to know the meaning of the word when we whipped these up for you! They mashed the ever loving crap out of those noodles. But it got them in the kitchen and they still tasted wonderful.


Once the noodles are nicely coated (or in the case of my kids, not so nicely coated,) drop by the spoonful onto wax paper to cool. This recipe makes a big heaping bowl full, so if your family is not that big (less then four people), you're not taking them to an event, or you don't want to add 10 pounds to your waste, cut the recipe in half. They are so easy to make that if you want more, you can always whip up more!


20 comments:

  1. Wow, i love the new twist on the marshmallows , i have a friend that does not like butterscotch so maybe trying chocolate chips.
    Thank you for the awesome recipe and love your chickens, have a wonderful blessed day.

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    1. You could totally sub in the chocolate chips!

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  2. OOh these look interesting and yummy. Thanks for linking up and sharing with us at #WednesdaysWisdom

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    1. They are soooo good LOL Kind weird but so good.

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  3. This treat always lets me know it's really Fall! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! This post has been pinned on the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! I love having you and can't wait to see you next week!

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  4. I love Haystacks and only make them for Christmas...WHY?! These are perfect for Fall!!! Pinned

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  5. Peanut Butter and butterscotch sounds like an amazing combination!

    Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe!

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  6. These look wonderful! I can't wait to try them with my kiddos. Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I can't wait to see what you'll share this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2015/09/try-new-recipe-tuesday-929.html

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    1. They are so super easy and yummy. Your kiddos could make them for you!

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  7. These would make a great Halloween treat.
    Thanks for sharing on the Homestead Blog Hop. We hope to see you again tomorrow!!

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    1. It would indeed! These are already on our Halloween camping trip menu!

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  8. My mom made these when I was little, but I haven't had them in years! Thanks for the reminder. I think my kids would like them.

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  9. Love this , you should post it to out link party.

    http://mountaintopchef.blogspot.com/2015/09/friday-finds-2.html

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  10. What a great idea - after finishing making some hay bales, make some haystacks for the kiddos. :) Thanks for stopping by and sharing this recipe on Five Friday Finds! I'm looking forward checking out your recipe this week. :)

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