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Christmas Muddy Buddies, aka Puppy Chow, are like crack. You can’t stop eating them. These are made using white chocolate instead of peanut butter, so, even sweeter!!!

Updated 12/06/2020

Close up of a bowl of Christmas Muddy Buddies

Is it puppy chow or muddy buddies?

Basically, they are the same thing, and both have different ingredients, versions of them. So, You can customize them to whatever holiday, event you need them for.

What are muddy buddies made of?

Traditionally, the cereal (usually Chex cereal) is coated with a melted mixture of chocolate chips, butter, peanut butter, and vanilla extract. Then, they are coated with powdered sugar. Hence, they are one of the most addicting snacks you’ll ever make. Over time, people have been coming up with different variations of it.

How to make Christmas Muddy Buddies…

Just scroll down for my recipes. Keep in mind, you can change up the candy used and the type of baking sprinkles to make it your own.

Other Christmas goodies…



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A bowl of Christmas Muddy Buddies with some spilled out around the bowl.
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Christmas Muddy Buddies

Christmas Muddy Buddies, aka Puppy Chow, are like crack. You can't stop eating them. These are made using white chocolate instead of peanut butter, so, even sweeter!!!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Muddy Buddies without Peanut Butter, How to make Christmas Muddy Buddies, muddy buddies without peanut butter, muddy buddy recipe christmas, muddy buddy recipe variations, puppy chow
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Set 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 21 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 567kcal

Equipment

  • 9 x 13 Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 Cups Crispix or Chex Cereal
  • 1 Cup White Chocolate Chips
  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Green Sugar Sprinkles
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar sprinkles Red or Green
  • 1/2 Cup Mini Red and Green Baking Bits

Instructions

  • Pour cereal into a large bowl.
    Christmas Muddy Buddies
  • Melt white chocolate chips and butter in a small bowl in the microwave for a total of 45 seconds to 1 minute. Stir after 20-30 seconds. (Or your preferred method of melting chocolate)
    Christmas Muddy Buddies
  • Pour melted chocolate over cereal and mix well. Pour into a gallon size baggie. Add powdered sugar, sprinkles and baking bits. Shake well to cover completely.
  • Pour mix out on a cookie sheet in a thin layer. Let set for about 30 minutes to an hour.
    Christmas Muddy Buddies

Notes

ITEMS/INGREDIENTS USED IN RECIPE – If you are interested in any of the items I may have used (or are similar to the items I used) in making this recipe, I have listed all or some of them above within the post.  NOTE:  These links are affiliate links of which I receive a small commission from the sale of certain item. This does not affect your price, it remains the same.

Nutrition

Calories: 567kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 1114IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 8mg
Overhead view of Christmas Muddy Buddies in a white bowl.
A baking sheet full of Christmas Muddy Buddies
Overhead view of a white bowl filled with Christmas Muddy Buddies

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