Chex Muddy Buddies

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by senseicheryl

Another popular name for this favorite mix is "puppy food". Chow down; it's doggone good!

Top Review by HocoRuco

There are a couple of modified Muddy Buddy/Puppy Chow recipes on but I really much prefer this classic recipe from the back of the Chex box. The others are all overly rich and overly sweet. Why mess with perfection? I actually usually don't end up using all of the powdered sugar because it doesn't seem to stick after a while. Anyway, thanks for posting just in case they decide to not print this on the box some day in the future!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, stir together chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute; stir.
  4. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  5. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  7. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  8. Add powdered sugar.
  9. Seal bag; shake until well coated.
  10. Spread on waxed paper to cool.
  11. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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