Lemon Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Mmmm…I LOVE lemon flavored treats! They’re some of my very favorites, especially during the spring and summer months. I also love “snacky” food. Crunchy, sweet, and salty is always a win for me! So I love various Chex cereal treats and muddy buddies are an especially tasty sweet treat. The normal version (aka “puppy chow”) is a tasty chocolatey, peanut butter concoction. But, we’ve got a fun twist today – PERFECT for those of you who love lemon!

Lemon Muddy Buddies

Lemon Muddy Buddy Recipe

  • 12 oz packge of Wilton white chocolate candy melts
  • 8 C. Chex cereal (I prefer Rice, but pick whatever you’d like)
  • 1 box of lemon cake mix, any brand
  • 2 large Ziploc-type bags
Making Lemon Muddy Buddies
Directions –  
  1.  Pour the candy melts into a microwave safe dish. Heat in 30 second increments until completely melted. This takes about 2-2.5 minutes in my microwave.
  2. Pour the melted white chocolate over the top of the cereal. Using a large spoon, stir the chocolate and cereal together to evenly coat the cereal.
  3. Divide the lemon cake mix evenly between the 2 resealable bags.
  4. Pour the chocolate coated cereal into the bags. Seal the bags and shake to completely coat the cereal with lemon cake mix.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool and store in an airtight container.
To up to lemon flavor, you could always add in a bit of fresh lemon zest (YUM) or a bit of fresh lemon juice. And, for that classic puppy chow sweetness, you could always toss in a bit of powdered sugar too! Super yum! Lemon Muddy Buddies Recipe
For even more great lemon recipes, be sure to check out the posts below:
Lemon Raspberry Mini Puff Tarts

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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