Peppermint Crunch Muddy Buddies – Chocolate covered chex with a powdered sugary coating and crushed candy canes! These need to be a holiday tradition!
Can you believe that Christmas is one week away? Stop it right now. This cannot be happening. It was just Thanksgiving two minutes ago. Whoever is putting this season is fast forward, stop it this instant. I haven’t done half of the things I was planning on doing this month. I have yet to build a snowman, visit downtown Salt Lake City to see the famous Temple Square Christmas lights, and I’ve had only TWO cups of peppermint hot chocolate thus far. This is not acceptable.
One thing that wasn’t originally on my list, but should have been and is going to be for every year in the future, is make Peppermint Crunch Muddy Buddies. Where have these been all my life?? These need to be a holiday tradition! They are so yummy and addicting, I don’t know how I’ll ever live another Christmas (or Valentines Day, or Fourth of July, or Thursday…) without them. And they are so festive! The perfect treat to put out on your side table for guests, or bring to a holiday party! Make these right away you will love them!
Peppermint Crunch Muddy Buddies
- 4 cups rice chex cereal
- 1 cup white chocolate chips
- 4 candy canes - crushed
- ⅓ cup powdered sugar
- Place chex cereal in a large zip-lock bag. Set aside
- Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and melt on medium powder for 2 minutes. Stir chips, then return to microwave and heat 30 seconds at a time until all chips are melty. Stir until smooth.
- Pour melted chocolate into bag and seal bag. Shake the bag gently to coat all cereal in chocolate. Open the bag, sprinkle in crushed candy canes, seal and shake. Open the bag, add powdered sugar, seal and shake until all cereal is coated with powdered sugar. Allow chocolate to set 10-15 minutes. Store in airtight container.