Turtle Muddy Buddies

Did you know the original Turtles brand candy has been around since 1918 and the original candy consisted of peanuts, caramel, and chocolate?  We turned the delicious Turtle ingredients into a fun muddy buddies treat.  This is the perfect summer snack for a day at the pool, park, or even a movie night!  Enjoy!

Serves: 12

Turtle Muddy Buddies

A fun snack your kids will love with chocolate, caramel, and peanuts.

15 minPrep Time

15 minTotal Time

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  • 6 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 11.5 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup fudge brownie mix, dry
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup lightly salted peanuts
  • 1 cup Kraft caramel bits


  1. Pour chex mix into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Melt your chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Stirring at 20 second intervals until smooth.
  3. Pour over the dry chex mix and gently stir in until all the chex cereal is covered with chocolate.
  4. In another bowl combine the brownie mix and powdered sugar, pour over the chocolate covered chex and stir around gently until all covered.
  5. Transfer the cereal to another bowl, and dispose of any excess brownie mix. (I lifted it by the spoonful with a big slotted spoon) Fold in peanuts and caramel bits.
  6. Store in an airtight container.

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