Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies

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A fun and festive twist on classic Muddy Buddies, these Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies are a refreshing treat for fans of white chocolate and peppermint!

This 3-ingredient Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddy recipe is a sweet, crunchy and refreshing treat for peppermint white chocolate fans.

Peppermint Puppy Chow Recipe

Muddy Buddies are one of my favorite desserts to make for parties or gifting.

You’d be surprised at how many of your friends have never eaten – let alone heard of – muddy buddies. I’ve had so many friends be a little bit hesitant to try these sweet and crunchy snacks, only to immediately realize how irresistible they are.

While a classic muddy buddy is made with peanut butter and melted chocolate, I’ve had a lot of fun experimenting with different flavors over the years (OREO, lemon, churro, Nutella, Snickers, etc) and also melting different ingredients to coat the cereal in, like candy melts, melted frosting or candy bars.

Today, we’re melting some peppermint white chocolate bars to create a peppermint white chocolate muddy buddy.

After coating our crunchy Chex cereal in the melted white chocolate, we toss the cereal in powdered icing sugar to give them sweetness and also prevent the cereal from sticking to each other or your fingers.

This peppermint muddy buddy recipe takes less than 10 minutes to whip up and makes a great gift for the holidays or an addition to your holiday dessert spread.

Muddy buddies can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week (if it doesn’t disappear faster in your house) or can be frozen in an airtight freezer bag or your favorite freezer containers for up to two months. (This set of freezer containers is a crazy bargain.)

More Peppermint Dessert Recipes

The below video shows how to make a standard muddy buddy recipe (with melted chocolate chips and peanut butter) but I thought I’d include it in this post just in case:

Peppermint Puppy Chow Ingredients

Scroll down to the printable recipe card for full measurements.

Tip: if desired, you can coat half of the cereal in the white chocolate peppermint bark and half in regular chocolate for a twist.

Kitchen Tools You May Find Helpful

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Microwave-safe bowls
  • Large ziptop bags
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Spatula <– I like these spatulas because they are one solid piece and don’t have removable heads for bacteria to get trapped underneath. Plus they are heat-resistant and have a lifetime warranty.

How to Make Peppermint Puppy Chow

Place powdered icing sugar in a gallon-sized ziptop bag and set aside.

Measure Chex cereal into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

Place peppermint bark in a small microwave-safe bowl and melt for 25 seconds. Stir and reheat as needed.

Pour the melted peppermint bark over the Chex cereal and stir to coat.

Scoop the Chex cereal into the bag with the powdered icing sugar, then seal and shake to coat the cereal completely with the powdered icing sugar.

Pour the powdered sugar-coated cereal onto a cookie sheet and allow the chocolate coating to set completely, approximately 30 minutes, before storing or serving.

 

Pin this Christmas Puppy Chow recipe for your next holiday baking session:

How to make peppermint muddy buddies, a peppermint white chocolate treat that your holiday guests will find irresistible. It takes just 3 ingredients and 10 minutes to whip up a giant batch of this sweet and crunchy treat

Grab your free printable recipe card for our peppermint puppy chow recipe:

Yield: 4 cups, approximately 16 servings

Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies

Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies

This 3-ingredient Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddy recipe is a sweet, crunchy and refreshing treat for peppermint white chocolate fans.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Chex cereal
  • 1 cup Peppermint Bark
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Icing Sugar

Instructions

  1. Place powdered icing sugar in a gallon-sized ziptop bag and set aside.
  2. Measure Chex cereal into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place peppermint bark in a small microwave-safe bowl and melt for 25 seconds. Stir and reheat as needed.
  4. Pour the melted peppermint bark over the Chex cereal and stir to coat.
  5. Scoop the Chex cereal into the bag with the powdered icing sugar, then seal and shake to coat the cereal completely with the powdered icing sugar.
  6. Pour the powdered sugar-coated cereal onto a cookie sheet and allow the chocolate coating to set completely, approximately 30 minutes, before storing or serving.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 114Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 64mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

Sugar, Spice and Glitter uses an auto-generate nutrition calculator. Nutrition information isn’t always accurate unless analyzed in a scientific lab, so these should be considered more of a guideline than medical information.

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