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Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe served in a white dish, with an open butterfinger candy car in the background
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Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe

Muddy Buddies (aka Puppy Chow) is one of my favorite treats. Crunchy, sweet and bite-sized. My Butterfinger Muddy Buddies Recipe is the ultimate treat!
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  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 1 12 oz bag chocolate chips
  • 1 & 1/2 cup of crushed Butterfinger bars about 5 reg bars or about 14-16 mini bars
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter I used smooth
  • 8 cups of Chex rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar


  • Place your Butterfinger candy bars in a ziplock bag. Have your best kitchen assistant crush the candy bars by hitting with a wooden spoon or rolling pin. Set aside.
  • Melt butter, chocolate chips and peanut butter in a sauce pan over a low heat.
  • Put the Chex cereal into a large covered bowl and pour the chocolate mixture and crushed Butterfingers over the cereal Fold the chocolate mixture into the cereal, trying to coat all cereal.
  • Spread out on a 1-2 cookie sheets and sift or sprinkle powdered sugar evenly over cereal. Cool until chocolate is set and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 426kcal (21%)Carbohydrates: 57g (19%)Protein: 8g (16%)Fat: 20g (31%)Saturated Fat: 9g (45%)Cholesterol: 15mg (5%)Sodium: 442mg (18%)Potassium: 221mg (6%)Fiber: 3g (12%)Sugar: 26g (29%)Vitamin A: 677IU (14%)Vitamin C: 6mg (7%)Calcium: 120mg (12%)Iron: 10mg (56%)