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Muddy Buddy recipe
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Muddy Buddies Recipe

Muddy Buddies, or maybe you know it as Puppy Chow is a simple no bake dessert that consists of Chex Cereal, peanut butter, chocolate and powdered sugar. Made in 5 minutes or less, this goes down as one of the fastest desserts of all time!
Course Dessert
Keyword muddy buddies, puppy chow
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 396kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 6 cups rice chex cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp butter f


  • Measure out the Chex cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Measure out the powdered sugar into a large gallon sized zip top bag. Set aside.
  • In a medium microwave safe bowl, add the chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Microwave for a total of 1 minute, stirring at the 30 second mark. Stir until smooth.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture into the bowl with the cereal. Stir until the cereal is evenly coated.
  • Add the covered cereal to the baggie with the powdered sugar. Zip the top tightly and shake until the cereal is completely covered with the powdered sugar.
  • Pour the cereal onto a large cookie sheet to dry.
  • Will stay fresh in an air tight container for 3-4 days.


Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 513IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 7mg