Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

October is halfway over and today I am sharing pumpkin recipe #3 of 5. This weeks post also features a special blog hop at the end where you will find links to several other fall inspired recipes from some of my closest blogging friends. If you are looking for a new recipe to inspire you to start baking or cooking, I feel certain you will find at least one to try.

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

Like last week’s recipe, this week was another first for me. Believe it or not, I had never made muddy buddies before. Why? I have no idea. But I am starting to think I was better off that way, since I can’t seem to keep my hand out of the bowl.

This was such a quick and simple treat to make. It would be perfect to put in some fall treat bags to hand out at a party, snack on while watching a fall movie or bring with you to a bonfire or fall celebration.

There are SO many ways you can make your own variations of this easy mix. I threw some fall candy corn mix in mine, to make it a little prettier to photograph, but I have a whole list of other ideas that would also be amazing in this treat. 

Add-in Ideas:
*Fall M&M’s
*Heath bits
*Almonds or another nut you love
*Craisins or raisins
*Mini Chocolate Chips
*Fall Sprinkles
*Pretzels
*Candy Corn

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies
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3764 calories
666 g
72 g
113 g
33 g
67 g
839 g
1766 g
516 g
0 g
37 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
839g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3764
Calories from Fat 998
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 113g
175%
Saturated Fat 67g
337%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 32g
Cholesterol 72mg
24%
Sodium 1766mg
74%
Total Carbohydrates 666g
222%
Dietary Fiber 15g
60%
Sugars 516g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A
64%
Vitamin C
65%
Calcium
134%
Iron
281%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 6 cups Cinnamon Chex Cereal
  2. 2 cups white chocolate chips
  3. 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  4. 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
  5. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
Optional Caramel Drizzle
  1. 1/2 Cup Ghirardelli Caramel Chips
Optional Add Ins
  1. 1-1.5 Cup(s) of any ingredient or combo of ingredients (see list above for inspiration)
Instructions
  1. 1) Pour the 6 cups of check into a large bowl or pan and set aside.
  2. 2) Melt the chips in a microwave safe container, stirring every 30 seconds, until fully melted and smooth.
  3. 3) In a separate bowl mix the powdered sugar and spices until fully mixed.
  4. 4) Pour the melted chocolate over the chex and mix well, completely covering all of the cereal.
  5. 5) Pour and fold the powdered sugar mix over the wet cereal until it is completely covered.
  6. 6) Optional caramel drizzle: Melt some of the caramel chips and drizzle over the mix. These will later break off a bit but the flavor they add is SO good.
  7. 7) Optional add ins: Mix in your toppings.
Notes
  1. You can also garnish with some cinnamon sugar as well.
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calories
3764
fat
113g
protein
33g
carbs
666g
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Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies a super easy recipe with lots of ideas for variations.

My girls have loved snacking on this simple sweet treat and I know your family would too.

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49 thoughts on “Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

  1. Beth! It’s so Festive and pumpkin-y and all things PERFECT for Fall!! I love this and now I wish I had some in a baggy to take to work and munch on today!! Great job pretty mama!!

    1. You have never ate Muddy Buddies!!! Oh girl you have to fix that. Totally make the classic recipe. You will love it! So maybe do it for a party or just a half batch. This stuff is dangerous.

  2. This stuff is the best and I’d make it in a heart beat except then I’d eat it in a heart beat. I love your addition of fun seasonal candy!!!

  3. Yum!! I love that you mixed some Fall candy in with the chex mix. Looks super festive πŸ™‚

    1. I thought that was the easiest way to make it look festive. Plus I knew if I dumped fall M&M’s in there I would have ate them all out of it by now :P.

    1. See, most people around here call it puppy chow too. At least all growing up that is what it was called. This was definitely a fun variation on a classic treat.

  4. I pinned this and it’s so going down at my house! πŸ˜‰

    Thanks for sharing! Found you via #happynowlinkup

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