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Easter Muddy Buddies

This sweet treat is perfect for spring snacking!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easter dessert, easter treat, muddy buddies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 1/2 cup servings (makes 10 cups total)
Calories 137 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 8 cups Chex Rice Cereal
  • 1 12-ounce bag White Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 cup Powdered (Confectioner's) Sugar
  • 1 cup Shredded Coconut
  • Green food coloring
  • 1 9.9-ounce bag of Pastel Peanut butter M&M’s and/ or any other candy you would like to add into the mix


  1. Pour the Chex cereal into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine the white chocolate chips with coconut oil; stir often until fully melted and smooth.

  3. Pour the melted white chocolate over the dry cereal. Fold carefully together until cereal is completely coated with the chocolate.

  4. Slowly add the powdered sugar to the cereal mixture; stir together to fully coat the cereal.

  5. Spread in a single layer onto wax paper to fully cool and harden (approximately 30 minutes).
  6. In a small bowl combine 1 cup of shredded coconut and 3-5 drops of food coloring; stir to fully coat and color the coconut.
  7. Combine the coated cereal, colored coconut and M&M’s.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easter Muddy Buddies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 153mg6%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 7.7mg43%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.