I never followed a recipe, I just went with the flow. I never measured anything out, I just put chocolate chips and a big hunk of smooth peanut butter in a bowl and microwaved til creamy. I never added butter or vanilla, but it's a great addition. Then I tossed in the cereal (I prefer the corn) and shook the heck out of it in a large ziploc bag til it was fully coated in powdered sugar. I never measured out the sugar either. I just kept adding til it was white and resembled little mummy squares.
I'm a fan of throwing all kinds of stuff in a bowl til it turns good-peanuts would be good in this. Can you imagine chocolatey-peanut buttery-sugary coated nuts? Mmm! I call it Mummy Mix, but Chex calls it Muddy Buddies.
Mummy Mix from Chex
- 9 cups Corn, Rice or Wheat Chex®
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
NOTE: I added about an extra cup of powdered sugar, an extra half stick of butter and another handful of chips. No wonder these were so good :-)