Make Your Own Muddy Buddies — Cookie Butter, Strawberry, or S'mores

Just melt, shake, and serve! These muddy buddy snacks are so easy and delicious that you'll want to try all three flavors.

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Are you looking for an easy snack that can be made in less than 30 minutes? Introducing muddy buddies! These three muddy buddy flavors are perfect for snacking and are so easy to make!

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Muddy buddies are essentially Chex cereal coated with a nut or seed butter, melted chocolate, and powdered sugar. You can shake up all the ingredients in a large reclosable bag or a lidded bowl. This snack is super versatile, hence the three different flavors we're sharing today: strawberry, s'mores, and cookie butter.

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So, whether you're looking to pack food for a road trip or need to bring something fun to a picnic, these three flavors of muddy buddies make the perfect snack!

Quick Recipe Overview

‌‌‌SERVINGS‌:‌‌ 4 1/2 cups muddy buddies

‌‌PREP TIME‌‌: 20 minutes

Strawberry Muddy Buddies

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cups Chex cereal

  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips

  • 3 Tbsp. nut or seed butter (peanut, cashew, almond, sunflower, etc.)

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • 3 Tbsp. freeze-dried strawberry powder

  • 1/3 cup mini marshmallows

1. Melt the chocolate chips and butter

In a microwave-safe bowl, add the white chocolate chips and nut/seed butter. Heat in 15-second intervals, stirring in between until completely melted together.

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2. Combine with Chex cereal

Add the Chex cereal to a large reclosable bag. Pour in the melted chocolate and butter. Shake until the cereal is uniformly coated.

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3. Add the powdered sugar and strawberry powder

Add the powdered sugar and freeze-dried strawberry powder to the bag. Shake until the cereal is completely coated.

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4. Add mini marshmallows

Transfer the muddy buddies to a lined baking tray. Mix in the mini marshmallows.

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Let the muddy buddies sit out for about 15 minutes until the chocolate hardens. Store them in a reclosable bag or airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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S'mores Muddy Buddies

Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup Chex cereal

  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

  • 3 Tbsp. nut or seed butter (peanut, cashew, almond, sunflower, etc.)

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 graham cracker sheets, crushed into fine powder

  • 1/4 cup mini marshmallows

  • 2 graham cracker sheets, broken into pieces

1. Melt the chocolate chips and butter

In a microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate chips and nut/seed butter. Heat in 15-second intervals, stirring in between until completely melted together.

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2. Combine with Chex cereal

Add the Chex cereal to a large reclosable bag. Pour in the melted chocolate and butter. Shake until the cereal is uniformly coated.

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3. Add the powdered sugar and finely crushed graham crackers

Add the powdered sugar and finely crushed graham crackers to the bag. Shake until the cereal is completely coated.

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4. Add the crushed graham crackers

Transfer the muddy buddies to a lined baking tray. Mix in the mini marshmallows and graham cracker pieces.

Let the muddy buddies sit out for about 15 minutes until the chocolate hardens. Store them in a reclosable bag or airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cups Chex cereal

  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips

  • 3 Tbsp. cookie butter

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • 6 crushed Biscoff cookies

1. Melt the chocolate chips and butter

In a microwave-safe bowl, add the white chocolate chips and cookie butter. Heat in 15-second intervals, stirring in between until completely melted together.

Image Credit: Bites by Bianca

2. Combine with Chex cereal

Add the Chex cereal to a large reclosable bag. Pour in the melted chocolate and butter. Shake until the cereal is uniformly coated.

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Image Credit: Bites by Bianca

3. Add powdered sugar

Add the powdered sugar. Shake until the cereal is completely coated.

Image Credit: Bites by Bianca

4. Add the Biscoff cookies

Transfer the muddy buddies to a lined baking tray. Mix in the crushed Biscoff cookies.

Let the muddy buddies sit out for about 15 minutes until the chocolate hardens. Store them in a reclosable bag or airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Image Credit: Bites by Bianca

Looking for other easy snack ideas? Try our frozen fruit yogurt bark recipe!

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