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Muddy Buddy Recipe

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


  • 4 ½ cups any flavor of Chex cereal
  • ½ cup chocolate chips semi-sweet or regular
  • ¼ Cup peanut butter
  • cup butter or margarine
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar


  • Pour cereal into a large bowl and set bowl aside.
  • Add chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and add peanut butter and butter.
  • Put the bowl in the microwave and microwave for one minute. Add ½ teaspoon of vanilla and microwave for 20 more seconds.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate mixture of the cereal in large bowl.
  • Mix together, making sure to coat all the cereal with the chocolate.
  • Place the coated cereal into a large zippered bag and add ¾ cup of powdered sugar.
  • Zip bag and shake to coat the cereal.
  • Place on a sheet of wax paper to cool and after they will be ready in 15 minutes.


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 9.7mg