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A close up on muddy buddies, which shows the chex cereal coated in chocolate, and powdered sugar.
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Muddy Buddies (or Puppy Chow)

These muddy buddies are such a good chocolate and peanut butter treat. They're crunchy, sweet, and so delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Servings: 24
Calories: 259kcal

Ingredients

  • 11 cups chex cereal (I like rice chex)
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter (1/2 a stick)
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Pour the Chex cereal into an extra large bowl
  • Add the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter to a medium sized, microwave safe bowl. Microwave the mixture in 30 second increments, stirring after each, until you can stir it smooth.
  • Add the vanilla extract and salt and stir them into the melted chocolate.
  • Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the chex cereal. Stir it all together carefully until you can coat the cereal evenly with the chocolate peanut butter mixture.
  • Add half your cereal to a 1 gallon sized bag, and half the powdered sugar, and shake it all up until the cereal is coated with the powered sugar mixture. Empty the bag into a bowl or onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Repeat with remaining cereal and powered sugar, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 387IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 9mg