Nutella Muddy Buddies recipe

We’ve all made Muddy Buddies before, right? Well, being pregnant, I crave all kinds of chocolate – and I thought “why not use some Nutella?!” The original recipe calls for 1/2 cup of peanut butter, so I thought I’d keep half the peanut butter and recipe half of it with Nutella. I made a mini-batch for myself last night and really liked it! What do you think?

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1 package (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter* *Do not use spread or tub products.

9 cups Chex® cereal (any variety) Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside.

Microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and margarine in 1-quart microwavable bowl, uncovered 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.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

9 cups snack.

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 directed above.

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Kaity Lampman - October 6, 2012 - 3:02 pm

I am glad I am not the only one with the thought to add Nutella. Thank you for your recipe. Making them now!

Squee - May 3, 2013 - 6:29 pm

You forgot to mention what part of the recipe to add the nutella in. I assume it’s before you microwave everything. I made it and ended up having to add milk because the chocolate was really thick. It ended up working really well after I added milk.

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