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Classic Muddy Buddies

Come learn How to Make Muddy Buddies! Classic Chex cereal treat with delicious add-ins for a fun & tasty dessert snack mix that everyone loves! 
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to Make Muddy Buddies
Servings: 16
Calories: 449kcal


  • 9 cups Chex cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Optional Add-in's

  • 4 oz mini oreos
  • 4 oz mini nutter butters
  • 1 cup m&m's
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips


  • Place Chex cereal in a large mixing bowl. 
  •  In a medium glass bowl, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine in the microwave on high for 1 minutes.  Stir well. 
  • Microwave an additional 30 seconds, add the vanilla and mix till smooth.  Pour chocolate over chex and stir carefully till well mixed.
  • Pour the chex into a 2-gallon ziplock bag, add the powdered sugar.  Zip closed and shake until well coated.
  • Place on a wax paper lined cookie sheet and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add all the ingredients: chex, oreos, nutter butters, m&m’s and peanut butter chips to a large mixing bowl and combine well.
  • Store in air tight container.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 527IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 12mg