Nutella and Chocolate Haystack Cookies {for Valentine’s Day}

haystack cookies for Valentine's Day

Fun and delicious Valentine Monster Haystack Cookies


  • 12 oz. chow mein noodles
  • 10 oz. of semi-sweet chocolate chip cookies
  • 3/4 cup of Nutella spread
  • candy eyes
  • candy hearts or heart sprinkles

Other equipment:

  • wax paper
  • mixing bowls
  • spoon
  • mixing utensils


  • melt chocolate chips in a microwave-proof glass bowl – microwave for 1 minute and stir. If needed, added 30 seconds more and stir until smooth
  • Add Nutella and mix in
  • Fold in chow mein noodles
  • Set out a sheet of wax paper on your work surface
  • Spoon out 2 dozen or more chocolate chow mein noodles and spread them apart on the wax paper
  • Add a heart sprinkle to the top of each one – these will be the antenna
  • Let those harden for a few minutes
  • Use the spoon again to spoon out more noodles – this time placing spoonfuls into mounds
  • While the chocolate is still melted, add the google eyes and antenna
  • Let the chocolate dry and harden



  • If the antenna falls off because the chocolate is too melted, then use a little Nutella to glue them into place