These candies (or are they cookies?) are to die for. And they're super-easy to make.
They travel well, too. So if you're looking for holiday treats to mail, these would be ideal.
P-Nutty Butterscotch Crunchies
Recipe from a 1961 ad
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 (6-oz.) package butterscotch morsels (1 cup)
1 (3-oz.) can chow mein noodles (2 cups)
In top of double boiler combine peanut butter and butterscotch morsels. Place over hot (not boiling) water till butterscotch morsels melt. Stir until blended. Add chow mein noodles and stir until well-coated. Drop teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Top with candied cherry. Chill until set.
Page from the 1956 Sears Christmas catalog.
Recipe via Click Americana