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Chocolate Peppermint Muddy Buddies

Kierste Wade | Old Salt Farm
Prep Time: 20 minutes
A perfect combination of peppermint, chocolate, and crunch! A yummy addition to your holiday baking and gift-giving.


  • 9 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 candy canes, crushed


  • Combine chocolate chips, butter, and peanut butter in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave for 1 minute on high, then another 30 seconds until you can stir the mixture smooth. Stir in vanilla.  Place the Rice Chex cereal into a large bowl, then pour the chocolate mixture over the top of it and mix well.  
  • Pour mixture into a large 2 gallon bag, then add the powdered sugar.  Seal the bag and shake until it's coated by the powdered sugar. Open the bag, add in the crushed peppermint and shake again. 
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