Holiday Muddy Buddies

Recipe created by Daysha Pedersen

  • Prep-Time 5 Mins
  • Cook-Time 15 Mins
  • Servings 10

This holiday mixture is no fuss and always popular. It’s also easy to package and makes a great individually wrapped treat for party favors, hostess gifts or grab and go snacks.


  • 9 cups Rice Chex
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ cups pretzels
  • 1 ½ cups Sun-Maid Yogurt Covered Raisins*


  • 1

    In a large bowl, add cereal; set aside.

  • 2

    In a medium sized, microwavable bowl, microwave the chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter, uncovered, in 30 second increments until mixture can be stirred smooth.

  • 3

    Add vanilla and pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.

  • 4

    Pour contents of bowl into a 2-gallon resealable food storage bag.

  • 5

    Add powdered sugar. Seal bag and shake until well coated.

  • 6

    Spread on wax paper to cool.

  • 7

    Once cooled, add chocolate coated Chex back into large bowl and add pretzels and Sun-Maid Yogurt raisins. Mix and serve.

*used a mixture of Strawberry, Vanilla & Chocolate for this Holiday Mix.

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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs