P-nutty butterscotch crunchies & Peanutty chow mein chews: Classic no-bake dessert recipes (’60s & ’70s)

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P-nutty butterscotch crunchies old-fashioned recipe
Here are two easy vintage desserts made with butterscotch chips and peanut butter with chow mein noodles: P-nutty butterscotch crunchies and peanutty chow mein chews.
P-nutty butterscotch crunchies – no-bake dessert recipe (1961)

P-nutty butterscotch crunchies old-fashioned recipe

P-nutty butterscotch crunchies (1961)

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 6 ounces Nestles Butterscotch Morsels
  • 3 ounces chow mein noodles
  • Candied cherries

Instructions

  1. Combine in top of double boiler peanut butter and butterscotch morsels.
  2. Place over hot (not boiling) water till butterscotch morsels melt.
  3. Stir until blended.
  4. Add chow mein noodles and stir until well-coated.
  5. Drop teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
  6. Top with candied cherry.
  7. Chill until set.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 116Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 143mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 2g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

P-nutty butterscotch crunchies recipe from 1961

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Peanutty chow mein chews (1976)

P-nutty butterscotch crunchies recipe from 1961

Peanutty chow mein chews (1976)

Yield: 16

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3 ounces chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup quick-or old fashioned oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup dark seedless raisins

Instructions

  1. Place butterscotch pieces and peanut butter in large saucepan.
  2. Melt over low heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Spread mixture evenly in a greased 9-inch square pan.
  5. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  6. Cut into squares.
  7. Store covered in refrigerator or a cool place.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 279Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 162mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 20gProtein: 5g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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