Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies Make the Best Snack!

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies are the easiest party snack–and also, I love them. You just whip these up and they disappear so fast, you can’t blink or it’ll be gone!

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Make this easy recipe for Reese’s muddy buddies in minutes–it’s the perfect party snack!

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are a weeeeee bit in love lately with making fun afternoon snacks with the kiddo. I mean, there’s something fun about whipping something up together while we’re decompressing from a long day. Our latest treat? Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies.


This is the best chocolate peanut butter puppy chow recipe you’ll find. So much chocolate, the perfect amount of peanut butter, and yummy touch of crunch. If you’re ready to make a fun after school snack, let’s get started.

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Tips to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies

  • Don’t microwave the chocolate for too long or it will burn. Friends, there is no saving it.
  • Let the kids help with the shaking to coat. It’s so much fun and honestly, they do a better job than I do.
  • Be prepared for these to go fast. If you’re making them for a party, divide out portions or there will be a few who don’t get any. 

When And Where To Serve Chocolate Peanut butter Chex™ Snack Mix

Okay, so it’s pretty and all – take another look – but where would you serve this Reese’s puppy chow? Here are a few ideas: 

  • Baby shower – How perfect is this snack mix for a rustic baby shower? Anyone expecting a little girl? 
  • Birthday party – Seriously. You have to have yummy snacks and this is one of the very best of the best.
  • Sleepovers – If you have family coming in, grab all the kids and serve them up this snack mix. 
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How Do I Make this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies?

I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.

Yield: 8 Yummy Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies Servings

Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Muddy Buddies

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If you love Reese's peanut butter cups, you have to try this recipe for Reece's muddy buddies. That crunch is so yummy. You just gotta.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 Cup of Reese's Peanut Butter Butter
  • 1/2 Cup of Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sugar (if needed)
  • 4 Cups of Chex cereal


  1. Place Reese's Peanut Butter Chips in a microwave safe container and microwave for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat until all of the peanut butter chips are melted.
  2. Place cereal into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Pour the melted peanut butter chips over the Chex cereal and fold together until all cereal is coated.
  4. Place fudge brownie mix in a gallon zipper bag with sugar then seal bag and shake to mix well.
  5. Place cereal into the bag with the brownie mix and sugar. Seal the bag and shake well until all of the peanut butter is fully coated.
  6. Line a baking sheet with wax paper then pour the muddy buddies onto the prepared baking sheet evenly.
  7. Allow the muddy buddies to dry completely before enjoying. Add embellishments (Reese's Peanut Butter Mini's) if desired. photo collage of how to make reeces peanut butter cup muddy buddies


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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 378Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 340mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 2gSugar: 17gProtein: 7g

All nutrition information is estimated. For accuracy, please calculate your exact brands and ingredients if accuracy is desired.

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More Muddy Buddy Recipes You Might Like

  • Pink Muddy Buddies – I adore this easy puppy chow recipe and how simple it is to jazz-up a snack for a pink party!
  • Candy Corn Puppy Chow – Mix my favorite candy with one of my favorite snacks?! Oh, yes I did and yum happened.
  • Unicorn Muddy Buddies – You will not find a cuter way to add fun snacks to the unicorn party table.
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