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Halloween Buddies

Halloween Buddies
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 30
Enjoy this crunchy snack made using Corn Chex® cereal – perfect for Halloween.
Updated September 20, 2010

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (3 oz)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • 1 cup salted cocktail peanuts

Steps

  • 1
    Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Microwave about 15 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  • 3
    Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add candy corn and peanuts; shake to mix. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

  • Recipe can easily be doubled--just double the ingredient amounts, the microwave times, and the size of the bag!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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