Chex Muddy Buddies


Muddy buddies is an easy no-bake sweet and crunchy cereal snack mix. Another popular name for this favorite mix is puppy food. Chow down — it's doggone good! Store muddy buddies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
10 cups


  • 3 cups Rice Chex® cereal

  • 3 cups Corn Chex® cereal

  • 3 cups Chocolate Chex® cereal

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar


  1. Combine all cereals in a large bowl; set aside.

  2. Place chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter in a 1-quart microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute, then stir. Continue warming mixture until smooth and combined, about 30 seconds longer. Stir in vanilla.

  3. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal and stir until evenly coated. Transfer to a 2-gallon resealable plastic bag.

  4. Add powdered sugar to the bag and seal; shake until well-coated. Evenly spread cereal out onto waxed paper to cool.


Any combination of Chex cereals will work in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

206 Calories
9g Fat
31g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 3g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 94mg 2%

* 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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