Chinese Christmas Cookies8 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Ready In: 2 hr 15 min
“Chocolate, peanut butter, and chow mein noodles give this cookie a salty sweet flavor. My great-grandmother made these for Christmas every year and they were and still are a family favorite!” - by Kasey
Original recipe yields 24 cookies
- Melt chocolate and peanut butter chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently, until smooth.
- Mix chow mein noodles and peanuts in a large mixing bowl. Pour chocolate mixture over noodles and peanuts and turn to coat.
- Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared sheet. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 136 cal
- 8.5 g
- 11.8 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"This is one of our favorite quick treats. I almost always double the recipe. This also works with any kind of chocolate chips you have OR butterscotch chips instead of peanut butter chips. EXCELLENT r..." See moreecipe for beginning cooks/little hands who want to make something in the kitchen."
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"I never tried this exact variation, but I followed the recipe as written with the exception of using milk chocolate in place of semisweet. Turned out great!..." See more"
"These were a staple on my mom's Christmas cookie platters growing up! Now I usually make them w/ my son and nephews and we decorate them w/ holiday colored sprinkles...they get a huge kick out of it. ..." See moreWe even sometimes will make them for Halloween, decorate them and call them spiders. Super simple, but delicious treat, and one that the kids love to help make (and eat)! :)"
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