Cocoa Chocolate Muddy Buddies

An extra-chocolatey version of the longtime favorite “puppy chow,” aka “muddy buddies,” aka snack mix.


1 (12 oz) bag chocolate chips
1/2 Cup butter
1 Cup peanut butter
1 (12 oz) box Crispix or Chex cereal
12 oz confectioners’ sugar
6 oz Cocoa Powder, Dutch Process

Melt chocolate chips, butter & peanut butter in a medium saucepan, over medium heat. Stir to blend ingredients together.

Empty box of Chex or Crispix into large bowl.Pour melted chocolate mixture over the cereal, and toss to thoroughly coat.

Pour the confectioners’ sugar and cocoa powder in a clean paper grocery bag.  Add the chocolate-covered cereal and shake vigorously until the cereal pieces are covered in the dry cocoa mixture and the individual “clumps” break apart.

Serve & enjoy! On the slight chance that there are leftovers, store cooled snack mix in a sealable container for up to one week.