Chex® Muddy Buddies®
9 cups Chex® cereal (any variety)
1 package (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup margarine or butter*
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside. Microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine in 1-quart microwavable bowl 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. 9 cups snack.
*Do not use spread or tub products.
Important: Because microwaves cook differently, time is 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