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Homemade Muddy Buddies

Muddy Buddies

Snap, Crackle, and Pop aren’t the only ones with a cereal recipe in their back pocket. Chex has gone beyond the mix-and-match snack mix they’re known for and created Muddy Buddies, a mix of your preferred Chex cereal, chocolate chips, peanut butter, sugar, and vanilla. It’s a snack that’s both savory and sweet, and it’s easy to pack into bags for on-the-go indulgence.

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16
Servings
235
Calories Per Serving

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Chex

Ingredients

  • 9 Cups Chex mix, such as Corn Chex, Rice Chex, Wheat Chex, or Chocolate Chex cereal (or combination)
  • 1 Cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 Cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 Cup butter or margarine
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.

In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.

Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts
Servings16
Calories Per Serving235
Total Fat11g16%
Sugar20gN/A
Saturated5g23%
Cholesterol8mg3%
Protein3g7%
Carbs35g12%
Vitamin A185µg21%
Vitamin B121µg22%
Vitamin B60.4mg18.9%
Vitamin C5mg8%
Vitamin D0.9µg0.2%
Vitamin E0.9mg4.5%
Vitamin K0.9µg1.1%
Calcium65mg6%
Fiber2g8%
Folate (food)12µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)197µg49%
Folic acid109µgN/A
Iron6mg31%
Magnesium31mg8%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg20%
Phosphorus65mg9%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium120mg3%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg18.1%
Sodium136mg6%
Sugars, added17gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.4mg29.1%
Trans0.1gN/A
Zinc2mg17%