Christmas Muddy Buddies

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My favorite thing to make every year for the holidays is Christmas Muddy Buddies. It’s quick and easy to make for anyone that is gluten free.

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies
My favorite snack to make every year for the holidays is Christmas Muddy Buddies. It’s quick and easy to make for anyone and it’s gluten free.

I love how colorful it looks but most of all you can’t stop eating it. Every time I make this tasty treat and bring it to a Christmas party or bag it as gifts, the stuff is gone!

Step by Step – Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

  1. In a large bowl, measure cereal and set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute and stir.
  3. Take it out and mix, if not all is melted return for 30 seconds longer.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  6. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  7. Add powdered sugar into the bag and seal bag.
  8. Shake until well coated.
  9. Add marshmallows, M&M’s and pretzels and mix all together.

Variations – Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

  • You can add different Christmas candy to mix in to the bowl.
  • I sometimes add white and dark chocolate chip.
  • Add some sprinkles for some spark in the mix.

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

Ways to Serve

  • I usually bag it up into small bags as gifts.
  • Use different bowls and spread them around the table to make the table more festive.
  • Pack clear plastic ornament and give as favors to your guess at Christmas.

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

Tip – Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

Because this is a little messy to mix when I make a bunch, I get the biggest zip lock bags to shake the sugar around.

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

I always try to make Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies for the holidays because I know it will be gone by the end of the night.

Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies
Gluten Free Christmas Muddy Buddies

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Christmas Muddy Buddies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

My favorite thing to make every year for the holidays is Christmas Muddy Buddies. It's quick and easy to make for anyone that is gluten free.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free snack
Servings: 18
Calories: 421 kcal
Author: Lizzy
Ingredients
  • 9 cups Chex™ Gluten Free Corn Chex™
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup of marshmallows
  • 2 bags of peanut M&M's or any kind you like
  • 2 cups of gluten free pretzels
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, measure cereal and set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute and stir.
  3. Take it out and mix, if not all is melted return for 30 seconds longer.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  6. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  7. Add powdered sugar into the bag and seal bag.
  8. Shake until well coated.
  9. Add marshmallows, M&M's and pretzels and mix all together.
  10. Store in airtight container and ready to eat for Christmas!
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Muddy Buddies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 421 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 607mg 25%
Potassium 133mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 66g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 28g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 13.1%
Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 8%
Iron 30.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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