Haystacks Aka Birdnests

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Easy to make candy. It's also called Birdnests by some people.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chips over low heat.
  2. Remove frome heat.
  3. Stir in chow mein noodles & peanuts.
  4. Drop by tablespoonful onto wax paper to let harden.


Most Helpful

Used two small bags Farkay noodles ( just past their prime--wanted to use them up) = 7 cups...added 2 cups plus 1 of salted peanuts (wanted them out of the freezer)...used 2.5 cups chocolate chips and 2.5 cups butterscotch chips...such a treat in August! We usually wait until Christmas for these little nuggets! So Great! Thank you!

Retrogirl35 August 11, 2013

This candy was quick and very easy to make. It had a nice flavor and interesting textures. I did have difficulty mixing the melted chocolate with the noodles and nuts. Next time, I make this I would add butter to the chocolate while melting to make it smoother and creamier. Thank you for sharing your recipe Made for Fall Pac 2011.

Baby Kato October 29, 2011

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