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Christmas Haystacks

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Quick, easy candy, festive with white chocolate and candied cherries.

Makes about 25

10 ounces vanilla milk or white chocolate chips
1 cup almonds, toasted
1/2 cup candied red cherries, quartered
1/2 cup candied green cherries, quartered
1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Stir vanilla chips in a double boiler over low heat until smooth, or microwave on medium power for 2-1/2 minutes or until soft, then stir until smooth.
Remove from heat and stir in almonds and cherries. Drop tablespoonsfuls onto prepared cookie sheet. Sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate until hard. Store in an airtight container.

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Reviews of Christmas Haystacks:

1-5 of 11 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker in MN  Dec 21, 2010
Would make this again.
i love them amd everyone that tryed love them... will make next year 5 stars

  jud  Nov 30, 2010
Would make this again.
yum 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Charleston,SC  Dec 20, 2007
Would make this again.
These are my kids' favorites. They are very,very good and easy to make. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Shreveport, LA  Dec 16, 2007
Would make this again.
These are good,and easy. I let my mixture sit up for a few minutes, then rolled the candy in the coconut. Better coverage and rounder candies. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Appleton Wi  Dec 8, 2006
Would make this again.
They're very good, not too difficult to make. Yield is 25 golf ball sized stacks. 4 stars

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