Buddy The Elf™ Muddy Mix

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24 Servings
This decadent holiday Muddy Buddies™ snack mix is every chocolate-peanut butter lover’s dream, using Peanut Butter Chex™ cereal and peanut butter candies for triple the peanut butter flavor!
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 5 cups Peanut Butter Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 4 cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon ¼ cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup candy-coated peanut butter chocolate candies (red and green)
Nutrition
  • Serving Size (1/2 Cup): Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 140mg; Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 21g); Protein 3g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
Preparation
  1. In large bowl, add cereals; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  3. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool completely. Stir in candies. Store in airtight container.
Tips
  • Store in airtight containers so the mixture stays crisp.
  • Try different colored candy-coated chocolate candies to customize the mix for the season.
  • For over-the-top chocolate and peanut butter flavors, stir in 1/2 cup each peanut butter chips and milk chocolate chips. Or add 1 cup chocolate-covered peanuts for a nutty element!