Gluten-Free Chex™ Muddy Buddies™

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18 Servings
Another popular name for this favorite mix is "puppy food". Chow down; it's doggone good!
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 9 cups Rice Chex™, Corn Chex™ or Chocolate Chex™ cereal (or combination)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Nutrition
  • Serving Size: Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 170mg; Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 16g); Protein 3g
  • % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25%
  • Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Carbohydrate Choice
  • MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 0 oz-eq Meat & Beans
  • *% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Preparation
  1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; 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. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
Tips
  • Healthy: Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Substitution: Peanut butter and chocolate are a favorite flavor combo, but peanut butter lovers can substitute peanut butter chips for the chocolate chips to intensify that flavor.