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There’s something about the holiday season that puts me in the mood to make homemade gifts for my friends and family that are made right from my own kitchen! I also love this time of the year because it allows me to spend quality time with my boys while preparing these treats or hosting a fun holiday party. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios™ Chex™ Muddy Buddies™ Party Mix, made with ingredients found at your local Publix store, is sure to be a hit with anyone on your gift list this holiday! This would also be the ultimate snack for any of your holiday parties or gatherings.
Have you ever made Muddy Buddies before? If not, you are totally missing out! This version of Muddy Buddies, the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios Chex Muddy Buddies, is sure to be a new favorite! Powdered sugar mixed with Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios, Chex cereal, peanut butter cups, peanuts and chocolate chips makes this Muddy Buddies recipe a chocolate and peanut butter lover’s dream!
The recipe is very easy to prepare, and thanks to a printable coupon at www.getthesavings.com/chex, we can score one (1) FREE box of Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cheerios with the purchase of any three (3) Chex cereals. Stock up now so that you will be prepared to make this delicious treat all holiday season!
9 cups Rice or Corn Chex™ Cereal
1 cup Nestlé® semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup Skippy® Creamy peanut butter
¼ cup butter
1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla
1½ cups powdered sugar
3 cups Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios™ cereal
32 miniature peanut butter cups, unwrapped, cut in half
1 cup Planters® salted cocktail peanuts
Ziploc® 2-4 count containers
Place 9 cups of Rice or Corn Chex Cereal in a bowl
Melt the butter with the chocolate chips and peanut butter on high in the microwave for 1½ minutes until smooth, removing to stir every 30 seconds
Add the vanilla into the chocolate peanut butter mixture and stir. Place the chocolate peanut butter mixture over the Chex Cereal and stir until the cereal is coated
Place cereal mixture in a 2-gallon resealable Ziploc® bag
Add in the powdered sugar and shake in the bag until well coated
Add 3 cups of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios, the halved peanut butter cups and the peanuts to the Ziploc bag
Seal bag and shake until well coated
Place in a Ziploc container and enjoy! This is so delicious that you will not be able to eat just one helping! You can place a festive bow on the top of the Ziploc container for delicious gifts that anyone is sure to love this holiday!