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Chex Mix Muddy Buddies Recipe

Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • 9 cups Rice Chex or Corn Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup Nestlé® semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup Skippy® Creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cheerios cereal
  • 32 miniature peanut butter cups unwrapped, cut in half
  • 1 cup Planters® salted cocktail peanuts
  • Containers for gift giving


  • In large bowl, measure Chex cereal; set aside.
  • In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on high 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth.
  • Stir in vanilla until well mixed. Then pour chocolate mixture over Chex™ cereal in large bowl; stir until well coated.
  • Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag; add powdered sugar. Then seal bag; shake until well coated.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Seal bag; shake until well mixed. Then store in airtight container in refrigerator.