Friday At Home


JM had a game tonight and informed me as he was going out the door that I was supposed to bring snacks tonight. Eeek! Thankfully, I had the ingredients to make Muddy Buddies which I know everyone on his cheering squad loves so I made two big batches. When I got to the game, he informed me that he was wrong and I’m supposed to bring snacks next week. (sigh)

Here’s the recipe if you’d like to try these:

Chex Muddy Buddies
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 9 cups

9 cups of your favorite Chex cereal (Corn, Rice and/or Wheat)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup Skippy® Peanut Butter
1/4 cup margarine or butter
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Pour cereals into large bowl; set aside. In 1 quart microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 11/2 minutes or until smooth, stirring after 1 minute*. Stir in vanilla. Pour chocolate mixture over cereals, stirring until all pieces are evenly coated. Pour cereal mixture into a large resealable plastic bag with powdered sugar. Seal securely and shake until all pieces are well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool.

Stovetop: Pour cereals into large bowl; set aside. In small saucepan over low heat melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine until smooth, stirring often. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Continue as indicated above.

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