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a bucket of halloween muddy buddies snack mix

Halloween Muddy Buddies Snack Mix

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 7-8 cups 1x


Halloween Muddy Buddies (also known as Puppy Chow) snack mix is a real Halloween delight – salty, sweet, chewy and crunchy!



*For the Muddy Buddies

  • 6 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet or milk chocolate
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • *For the Snack Mix
  • ½ cup mini peanut butter cups
  • ½ cup orange and black chocolate candy
  • ½ cup candy eyes
  • ½ cup candy corn


  1. Add cereal to large bowl
  2. In a small microwave safe bowl, add chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter
  3. Heat for 1 minute, and stir to combine until completely melted
  4. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal
  5. Stir to coat completely
  6. Add powdered sugar to large resealable bag
  7. Add cereal mixture to powdered sugar
  8. Seal the bag and toss to coat completely
  9. Remove from bag and pour into large bowl
  10. Add ingredients for snack mix and stir to combine
  11. Store in an airtight container


You can add any other candy you would like to this Halloween puppy chow recipe.