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Halloween Buddies

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

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Recipe can easily be doubled--just double the ingredient amounts, the microwave times, and the size of the bag!

Nutrition

120 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

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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