Peanut Butter Haystacks: Easy Recipe For The Fall That The Kids Will Love

These peanut butter haystacks are a great no-bake option when trying to come up with Fall activities to do with the kids. They are so easy to put together and are essentially an edible art project.

Peanut Butter Haystacks

If you have peanut butter fans in your home, you need to give this one a shot. This treat is really simple to make. In fact, this fall dessert just might be a task that your littles can handle all on their own.

But why miss out on this fun? Take it from a mom of teens – do the projects while you still can. 😉

Peanut Butter Haystacks

how to make Peanut Butter Haystacks

I love to offer a variety of dessert options for families who are looking for easy and delicious treats. I don’t have a ton of time most days, but I like to have fun. I think these peanut butter haystacks do the trick!

The ingredients list consists of primary pantry products. So, pick up these goods during your next shopping trip and then make this recipe whenever you have time.

Peanut Butter Haystacks ingredients

Peanut Butter Haystacks Ingredients:

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Peanut Butter Haystacks Directions

This step is optional. Take your brown permanent marker and color a “handle” on the top of the “pitchfork”. Let dry.

Peanut Butter Haystacks Directions

Take your candy melts and put them in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds and then stir, continue to do this until the candy melts are melted.

Peanut Butter candy melts

Add your 5 oz can of chow mein noodles and stir until all noodles are coated.

chow mein noodle dessert

Drop by teaspoon on a parchment covered cookie sheet. You can take your fingers and stick a few up or keep them all flat. Add a candy pumpkin to the side of the haystack. Make sure the pumpkin is touching the noodles. (They will stick once they are cooled)

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Take your “pitchfork” and stick in the haystack anywhere you’d like. Cool in refrigerator for about 5 minutes or until hardened. Enjoy!! These can be stored in an air-tight container. This recipe makes about 2 dozen haystacks.

Halloween Peanut Butter Haystacks

What do you think about these haystacks? Super easy, right? I had to pass this along to you in hopes that you’d give it a shot. The fun doesn’t stop here! I have so many more recipes for you to check out. 

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Peanut Butter Haystacks: Easy Recipe For The Fall That The Kids Will Love

Peanut Butter Haystacks: Easy Recipe For The Fall That The Kids Will Love

Yield: 24 haystacks

Ingredients

  • 5 oz can of Chow Mein Noodles (Crunchy ones)
  • Peanut Butter flavored candy melts
  • Candy pumpkins
  • Mini Forks
  • Brown permanent marker (optional)

Instructions

  1. This step is optional. Take your brown permanent marker and color a “handle” on the top of the “pitchfork”. Let dry.
  2. Take your candy melts and put them in a microwave safe bowl.
  3. Microwave for 30 seconds and then stir, continue to do this until the candy melts are melted.
  4. Add your 5 oz can of chow mein noodles and stir until all noodles are coated.
  5. Drop by teaspoon on a parchment covered cookie sheet. You can take your fingers and stick a few up or keep them all flat.
  6. Add a candy pumpkin to the side of the haystack. Make sure pumpkin is touching the noodles. (They will stick once they are cooled)
  7. Take your “pitchfork” and stick in the haystack anywhere you’d like.
  8. Cool in refrigerator for about 5 minutes or until hardened.
  9. These can be stored in an air-tight container.

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About Vera Sweeney

Vera Sweeney – mom, blogger, and New York resident – is the founder of Lady and the Blog. Her main focus is to help busy women stay on top of the latest style, culinary, and parenting trends.

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  1. What a cute snack idea. I love your creative way of using simple ingredients to make amazing treats.

    Posted 10.20.16

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