Christmas Muddy Buddies - Chex cereal tossed in peanut butter, red and green candy melts, and powdered sugar. This stuff is SO good! I am totally addicted to it!! This recipe makes a TON! Makes a great homemade gift for the holidays!
8cupsChex cereal, divided
½cupcreamy peanut butter, divided
1Tbspvegetable oil, divided
1cupred candy melts
1cupgreen candy melts
1½cupspowdered sugar, divided
2gallon-sized ziplock bags
Place 4 cups of Chex cereal in a large bowl. In a microwave safe bowl, combine 1 cup Red Candy Melts, 1/4 cup peanut butter and 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil. Microwave on on HIGH for 30 seconds, stir and cook in 15 second intervals until smooth. Pour melted peanut butter mixture over cereal, toss to coat. Pour coated cereal into gallon ziplock bag. Pour half of the powdered sugar (3/4 cup) into ziplock bag and seal. Shake to coat cereal. Pour coated cereal onto parchment or wax paper and allow to set.
Repeat process with remaining ingredients and Green Candy Melts.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week.
I used Wilton candy melts. Look for them at Walmart, Hobby Lobby, or Michael's.
You can use any flavor of Chex cereal you prefer.
You can substitute Crispix cereal for the Chex cereal.