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How to Make Muddy Buddies
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Whether you call it muddy buddies or puppy chow, this snack mix is FUN! A sweet, crunchy cereal treat made with peanut butter and chocolate.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Muddy Buddies
Servings: 10
Calories: 531 kcal
  1. Place the chocolate chips, peanut butter, butter, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl and microwave* in 30-second increments, stirring.
  2. Stir the mixture together until smooth.
  3. Add the cereal and gently stir until all the squares are evenly coated.
  4. Add the powdered sugar and toss to coat.

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Recipe Notes

*If you don't have (or prefer not to use) a microwave, the mixture can be melted in a bowl set over a pot of simmering water.

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Nutrition Facts
How to Make Muddy Buddies
Amount Per Serving (1 / 10 batch)
Calories 531 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 612mg27%
Potassium 391mg11%
Carbohydrates 87g29%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 745IU15%
Vitamin C 7.2mg9%
Calcium 137mg14%
Iron 18.5mg103%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.