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Muddy Buddy

Muddy Buddies are a simple 6-ingredient snack that takes no baking at all. Also known as "puppy chow",  this will have everyone grabbing handfuls!


  • 9 cups Rice Chex or Corn Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


  • Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  • In a 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 - stir until evenly coated.
  • Place in a  2-gallon resealable plastic bag.
  • Add powdered sugar.
  • Seal the bag well and shake until well coated.
  • Spread on waxed paper to cool.
  • Store in an airtight container.