Nutella™ Muddy Buddies™

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30 Servings
This delicious twist on Muddy Buddies™ uses hazelnut spread with cocoa in place of peanut butter for a double-chocolate punch of flavor. The addition of roasted almonds and white chocolate-covered pretzels completes this mix.
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 9 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup Nutella™ chocolate hazelnut spread (from 13-oz jar)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2/3 cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup roasted salted almonds
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups white chocolate-covered mini pretzels
Nutrition
  • 1 Serving: Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 100); Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 140mg; Potassium 95mg; Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 2g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 20%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choices: 2
Preparation
  1. Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, add cereal.
  2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, hazelnut spread and butter uncovered on High in 30-second intervals, stirring after each interval, 30 seconds to 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour mixture into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  4. Add powdered sugar to bag. Seal bag; shake until cereal pieces are well coated. Spread mixture on cookie sheet to cool, about 15 minutes. Mix in almonds and pretzels. Store in covered container.
Tips
  • Microwave oven wattages vary. Be sure to watch carefully when microwaving chocolate mixture, stirring thoroughly every 30 seconds to avoid scorching.
  • Package mixture into individual servings in fun, resealable food-storage bags for the perfect edible gift.
  • Muddy Buddies™ are best consumed the first few days for the best crunch!