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Chocolate Marshmallow Haystacks

coconut hay stacks

These chocolate marshmallow treats will satisfy any sweet tooth. With few ingredients and no baking, you can make them with your kids, just make sure they can wait until they set.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • about 4 doz. or 24 servings, 2 haystacks each ServingsServings


  • 3 cups coconut flakes
  • 3 oz. PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 2 oz. Unsweetened Chocolate, melted
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla


Place coconut in shallow dish or pie plate; set aside. Beat cream cheese and milk in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating until well blended after each addition. Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Gently stir in marshmallows.

Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of the cream cheese mixture into coconut; toss gently until evenly coated. Place on baking sheet.

Refrigerate several hours or until firm.

How to Soften Cream Cheese: 
Place measured amount of cream cheese on microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or until slightly softened. 

Storage Know-How: 
Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 150 calories, 7g total fat, 6g saturated fat, less than 5mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 17g sugars, 1g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 0%DV calcium, 2%DV iron.

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