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Chex Muddy Buddies

Kids will love this crunchy, sweet snack.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 210; Fat 9g; Cholesterol 0g; Sodium 210mg; Carbohydrates 30g
Yield: Makes 9 cups, or 18 servings


  • 9 cups Chex Cereal (any variety)
  • 6oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup light margarine, stick
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Measure cereal into large bowl
  2. Set aside
  3. Microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter in 1 quart microwavable bowl uncovered on high for 1 minute
  4. Stir
  5. Microwave 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth
  6. Stir in vanilla extract
  7. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal in bowl, stirring until evenly coated
  8. Pour into large plastic food-storage bag
  9. Add confectioners' sugar
  10. Seal bag
  11. Shake until well coated
  12. Spread on wax paper to cool
  13. Store in airtight container in refrigerator

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christina Coutu

not exactly diet friendly, but great for kids snack. i'd suggest using dark chocolate, 1/2 the amount of butter but substitute for smart balance, coat with 1/2 cocoa powder and 1/2 confectioner's sugar, and add in some nuts. much more nutritious and adult friendly :)

posted Jun 5th, 2009 1:05 am


This is a great recipes easy to do and also kids love it.


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