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Course: Candy, No-Bake CookiesDifficulty: Easy

This is an easy confection involving melting chocolate and stirring in peanuts and chow mein noodles.


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (for all chocolate, use 4 cups and omit the butterscotch)

  • 2 cups butterscotch chips

  • 1 (12-ounce) can of cocktail peanuts

  • 5 ounces chow mein noodles


  • Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips in the top of a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water. Stir in nuts and noodles. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Cool. Store covered in the refrigerator.


  • Also known as Yankee Doodlers, Yankee Doodle Noodles, Yankee Doodler Noodle Cookies, Chocolate Chow Clusters, Chow Mein Noodle Cookies.
  • Photo by Pearl Pirie under Creative Commons license.
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