Muddy Buddies are a quick, delicious, and easy snack that is perfect for children or on the go!
Large-sized mixing bowl
Medium-sized microwave safe bowl
2 gallon resealable plastic bag
Some kind of Chex Cereal (Corn, Chocolate, Rice)
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
¼ cup peanut butter
⅛ cup butter (or margarine)
½ tsp vanilla extract
¾ cups powdered sugar
Let's get started!
Step 1: Pour the Cereal
Take the mixing bowl and measure out 3 cups of cereal. Set aside for later use.
Step 2: Butter, Chocolate Chips, and Peanut Butter
Measure chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter into the microwavable bowl.
Step 3: Microwave
Microwave uncovered chocolate mixture on high for 1 minute.
Step 4: Stir
Stir contents before placing back in microwave for another 30 seconds. The mixture should be easily stirrable and smooth.
Step 5: Pour Over Cereal
Stir in vanilla before pouring chocolate mixture over the cereal. Make sure the cereal is evenly coated.
Step 6: Put Into Bag
Pour the cereal into the 2 gallon bag and add powdered sugar over the top. Seal the bag.
Step 7: Shake, Not Stir
Toss the contents of the bag around until everything is coated with sugar.
Step 8: Allow to Cool
Spread mixture out on the wax paper-covered cookie sheet and allow to cool.
Step 9: Enjoy!
Enjoy immediately or place in airtight container for storage in refrigerator.