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Healthy Muddy Buddies have a added kick of protein and are sugar free, making them the perfect treat when that sweet tooth hits!

Healthy muddy buddies in a glass bowl with chocolate chips
Healthy Muddy Buddies

Healthy Muddy Buddies that are still just as delicious as the non healthy version, you can’t go wrong! These go my many different names including puppy chow, muddy buddies, and trash – whatever you call them, this recipe is absolutely delicious and the perfect pick me up snack with a boost of protein.

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INGREDIENTS YOU NEED

  • 5 cups rice chex cereal
  • 1/2 cup sugar free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered monk fruit or powdered sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder

Healthy muddy buddies in a glass bowl with chocolate chips
Healthy Muddy Buddies

Instructions To Make Healthy Muddy Buddies

  1. Place your cereal into a large bowl, set aside. Pour your powdered monk fruit and protein powder into a large zip lock baggie and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan over low-medium heat add your peanut butter, chocolate chips and coconut oil. Stir continuously until chocolate chips have melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in your vanilla extract.
  4. Pour your chocolate mixture over top of your chex cereal and carefully toss until all of your pieces of cereal are evenly coated.
  5. Then, carefully pour your chocolate covered cereal into your baggie that has your powdered sweetener and protein powder in it. Close the bag and shake it until all of your pieces of cereal are evenly coated in your powdered sweetener.
  6. spread onto a piece of parchment paper so your cereal does not get soggy in the large baggie. Allow to sit for 10 minutes and enjoy!
Healthy muddy buddies in a glass bowl with chocolate chips

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Healthy muddy buddies in a glass bowl with chocolate chips

Healthy Muddy Buddies

Samantha
Healthy Muddy Buddies have a added kick of protein and are sugar free, making them the perfect treat when that sweet tooth hits!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 197 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 cups rice chex cereal
  • 1/2 cup sugar free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered monk fruit or powdered sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder

Instructions
 

  • Place your cereal into a large bowl, set aside. Pour your powdered monk fruit and protein powder into a large zip lock baggie and set aside.
  • In a saucepan over low-medium heat add your peanut butter, chocolate chips and coconut oil. Stir continuously until chocolate chips have melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in your vanilla extract.
  • Pour your chocolate mixture over top of your chex cereal and carefully toss until all of your pieces of cereal are evenly coated.
  • Then, carefully pour your chocolate covered cereal into your baggie that has your powdered sweetener and protein powder in it. Close the bag and shake it until all of your pieces of cereal are evenly coated in your powdered sweetener.
  • spread onto a piece of parchment paper so your cereal does not get soggy in the large baggie. Allow to sit for 10 minutes and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 7gFat: 11gFiber: 3gSugar: 2.2g
Keyword healthy muddy buddies, healthy puppy chow, high protein desserts, high protein snack, protein sweet snack
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Frequently Asked Questions About Healthy Muddy Buddies

Can you freeze muddy buddies?

Yes! Freeze in an airtight large zip lock bag for up to 6 months.

How do you store muddy buddies?

store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 7 days.

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