Muddy Buddy Recipe

I can't believe how easy these muddy buddies were to make. My kids loved them. They are totally addicting and a great snack to have out at parties.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 261 kcal
Author Vicky


  • 4 1/2 cups any flavor of Chex cereal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips semi-sweet or regular
  • 1/4 Cup peanut butter
  • 1/8 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Pour cereal into a large bowl and set bowl aside.
  2. Add chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and add peanut butter and butter.
  3. Put the bowl in the microwave and microwave for one minute. Add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and microwave for 20 more seconds.
  4. Stir until smooth.
  5. Pour chocolate mixture of the cereal in large bowl.
  6. Mix together, making sure to coat all the cereal with the chocolate.
  7. Place the coated cereal into a large zippered bag and add 3/4 cup of powdered sugar.
  8. Zip bag and shake to coat the cereal.
  9. Place on a sheet of wax paper to cool and after they will be ready in 15 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Muddy Buddy Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 239mg10%
Potassium 160mg5%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 9.7mg54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.