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Chex® Muddy Buddies®

Chex® Muddy Buddies®

"Another popular name for this favorite mix is 'puppy food.' Chow down; it's doggone good!"
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15 m servings 241 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 241 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 262 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, stir together chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Microwave 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.


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I gave this recipe five stars because Muddy Buddies the way they're meant to be are five stars, hands down. But I must give this warning: the recipe says to use any variety of Chex, but I do no...

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I hate to disagree, but I just found this ok. Nothing spectacular.

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I gave this recipe five stars because Muddy Buddies the way they're meant to be are five stars, hands down. But I must give this warning: the recipe says to use any variety of Chex, but I do no...

HELPFUL TIPS IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME: 1st, someone mentioned doubling the chocolate and peanut butter because there wasn't enough to coat the 9C. I got worried since I always like to overcoa...

Yes it is muddy buddies but we call it Puppy Chow. Warning if you have children teenagers do not make this unless you will be able to make more. It is the most loved snack of our christmas. ...

This stuff is awesome! When CHEX came out with their Chocolate-Peanut Butter CHEX-Mix, I thought of this recipe imediately. One week later I combined Muddy-Buddies with honey roasted peanuts, pe...

Great recipe, very sweet and very addicting! These are great for parties. A variation I made was using white chocolate chips instead of semi-sweet and it was just as delicious. I think you co...

I couldn't find this recipe under the search function. I finally found it under one of the top reviewers. It's delicious! I didn't have enough powdered sugar but it still worked!

Absolutely love this stuff. It is way to addicting to make just do need a special occasion or you will eat the whole batch in one day (like I did). Delicious...thanks for the pos...

This recipe is wonderful. It's great to put in candy bags at Christmas and give as gifts to teachers and friends. My 5 year old calls it "reindeer food" and we leave some out for Santa's reind...

First of all, I don't think we have Chex here in Canada, so I subbed quaker corn bran cereal because it looked kinda the same. I thought that 1&1/2 cups powdered sugar sounded like a lot, so af...