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October 15, 2008

No-Bake Halloween Haystacks 
(Place some candy corn or little candy pumpkins around these )
1 cup HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips


1/2 cup REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips


1 tablespoon shortening(do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)


1-1/2 cups (3-oz. can) chow mein noodles, coarsely broken


Directions


1. Line tray with wax paper. Place butterscotch chips, peanut butter chips and shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl.



2. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.



3. Immediately add chow mein noodles; stir to coat. Drop mixture by heaping teaspoons onto prepared tray or into paper candy cups; let stand until firm. If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator. Yields about 2 dozen candies.



VARIATION:


CHOCOLATE HAYSTACKS: Substitute 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips for butterscotch chips. Proceed as directed above with peanut butter chips, shortening and chow mein  noodles.
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