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Chex Muddy Buddies

Chex Muddy Buddies is a classic snack mix made with chocolate, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. It's easy to make, weirdly addicting, and totally delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, dessert, snack
Servings: 10 Cups
Calories: 383kcal


  • 9 cups Rice Chex
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  • In a medium sized microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on high for 1 minute; then stir.
    stirring chex cereal with chocolate and peanut butter in a bowl
  • Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Pour the cereal into a different large mixing bowl
  • Pour the mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated
  • Once it's been evenly mixed, pour everything into a large resealable plastic bag.  I used one that was 2 gallons.
    two girls shaking a plastic bag of chex mix muddy buddies
  • Add the powdered sugar into the bag.
  • Seal the bag and shake until well coated.
  • Spread onto waxed paper to cool.
    two girls behind a pan of muddy buddies
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 320mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 601IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 9mg