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Chocolate Lover's Peanut Butter Snack Mix

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  1 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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If you like Chex® Muddy Buddies®, try this even more indulgent snack mix made with Puffs® cereals.

Ingredients

3
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal
3
cups Reese's® Puffs® cereal
1
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
3
tablespoons butter
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
cups cocktail peanuts
2
cups white vanilla baking chips or miniature marshmallows

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereals; set aside. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and cocoa; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Place half of the powdered sugar mixture into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add coated cereal mixture. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add the other half of the powdered sugar mixture and shake again. Add remaining ingredients; shake to mix. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereals; set aside. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and cocoa; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Place half of the powdered sugar mixture into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add coated cereal mixture. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add the other half of the powdered sugar mixture and shake again. Add remaining ingredients; shake to mix. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

If you don't want to purchase two types of Puffs® cereals, you can make recipe with just one, but you may lose some of the indulgent flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
23g
23%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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