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No-Bake Chow Mein Noodle Cookies


Our No-Bake Chow Mein Cookies recipe has been a family favorite for years! It’s a simple refrigerator drop cookie that only needs 4 ingredients: crunchy chow mein noodles, butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and peanuts.



1112 ounces butterscotch chips (about 2 cups)
1112 ounces chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
12 ounces chow mein noodles (about 6 cups)
1 cup salted peanuts


Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment paper.

Place both the butterscotch chips and the chocolate chips in a large microwave-safe bowl. Melt the chips together in the microwave, stirring chips every 30-45 seconds, until smooth.

Remove from microwave and begin folding in the chow mein noodles a little at a time until they are completely coated with the melted chip mixture. Fold in peanuts until they are completely coated.

Drop chow mein mixture by the spoonful onto prepared baking sheet. Place baking sheet in the refrigerator until Chow Mein Cookies have completely set.

Once Chow Mein Cookies have set, store covered at room temperature.


–We usually use semi-sweet chocolate chips, but you can use milk chocolate chips if you prefer

–The peanuts can be removed if you prefer. Or other salted nuts can be substituted.

  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Microwave

Keywords: no bake, chocolate chips, peanuts, butterscotch chips, easy, christmas cookies, haystacks, new year cookies,

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