*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Chex® Muddy Buddies®
 
 Recipe By     : General Mills, Chex Recipes
 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    9      cups          chex® cereal -- (any variety)
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate chips
                         --1 cup
      1/2  cup           peanut butter
      1/4  cup           margarine or butter
                         --do not use spread or tub products
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    1 1/2  cups          powdered sugar
 
 Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside. Microwave chocolate chips,
 peanut butler and margarine in 1-quart microwavable bowl uncovered on High
 1 minute; stir. Microwave 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred
 smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal in bowl,
 stirring until evenly coated. Pour into large plastic food-storage bag; add
 powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to
 cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
 
 9 cups snack.
 
 Important: Because microwaves cook differently, times are approximate.
 
 Range-Top Directions: Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside. Heat
 chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine in 1-quart saucepan over low
 heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
 Continue as directed above.
 
 Reduced-Fat Recipe: Omit margarine and vanilla.
 
 High Altitude (3500-6500 ft); No changes.
 
 1 serving (1/2 cup) Regular Recipe: 210 calories (80 calories from fat); 9
 g fat (3 g saturated); 0 mg cholesterol; 210 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate
 (1 g dietary fiber); 3 g protein.
 
 Reduced-Fat Recipe: 180 calories (50 calories from fat); 6 g fat (2.5 g
 saturated); 0 mg cholesterol; 190 mg sodium; 309 carbohydrate (1 g dietary
 fiber); 3 g protein.
 
 ® Reg. TM of Chex Inc.
 
 www.chexmix.com
 
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -