Chocolate Covered Strawberry Muddy Buddies

Super excited to share today’s recipe with you.

As you can tell by the Milky Way Muddy Buddies, Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies, Nutella Muddy Buddies and Cake Batter Muddy Buddies… I pretty much LOVE this snack. Muddy Buddies whip up in no time at all and disappear almost as quickly as they were made.

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Today’s recipe is for a virtual baby shower for one of my good blog friends, Mandy from Mandy’s Recipe Box. Mandy was one of the very first friends I made on my whole blogging journey. She is an absolute sweetheart with a fantastic blog and mouth-watering pictures! I have yet to meet her in real life, but when we do I know we will be instant BFFs :) Mandy isn’t finding out the gender of her baby, so I chose to do a treat the females attending would love to munch on regardless of the gender.

Aside from a delicious and fun shower treat, I ALSO wanted to do a yummy Valentine day treat. When I think of Valentines’s, I instantly think of chocolate covered strawberries. The treat itself is so romantic and gorgeous. I wanted to be able to take this treat and turn it into… you guessed it… Muddy Buddies. It turned out INCREDIBLE! My husband (not a big sweet person) said these were his favorite muddy buddies yet and he probably downed half of the treat in one sitting. I loved them too, but have to say the Milky Way Muddy Buddies are still probably my favorite of the bunch, but these are pretty darn delicious too!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Muddy Buddies

By Chef in Training Published: January 28, 2013

    This easy and delicious recipe is perfect for Valentine's day, a shower or that perfect sweet-tooth craving!



    1. Measure Chex cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.
    2. In a large zip lock bag, combine powdered sugar and strawberry shortcake frosting creation mix. Zip and shake to combine the two powders. Set aside.
    3. Melt white chocolate candy coating in a medium bowl in microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval until chocolate is melted and smooth.
    4. Pour over measured Chex cereal and gently stir to coat. Coat all cereal as best as possible.
    5. Pour chocolate covered cereal into ziplock back. Zip up and shake to coat all the cereal.
    6. After cereal has been coated, spread evenly out across a foil covered cookie sheet.
    7. Melt chocolate candy coating in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth.
    8. Drizzle over muddy buddies. To do this I pour it into a small ziplock bag, seal, and cut off a tiny corner of one end.
    9. While chocolate drizzle is still wet, evenly sprinkle milk chocolate chips over the top.
    10. After chocolate drizzle has hardened, break apart as needed to serve.


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    Mandy Baby Shower

    Other fun bloggers participating in Mandy’s Baby Shower are: Life as a Lofthouse, The Country Cook, Shugary Sweets, Inside Brucrew Life, Crazy for Crust, Back for Seconds, Something Swanky, The Domestic Rebel, Crumbs and Chaos, Macaroni and Cheesecake 

    If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #chefintraining and/or #chefintrainingblog. I would love to see how these recipes take shape in your kitchens.

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    1. Cassey

      Yum!! I may have to take these to the Super Bowl party I am invited to. Thanks for all the great ideas! Love you blog!

    2. Kate

      Your pictures make me wish that I had a love for the fruit and chocolate combination......that won't stop me, the rest of the family enjoys that combo!

    3. Mandy's Recipe Box

      Yum, Nikki! These look so good! I am having so much fun looking at everyone's shower treats! Thanks so much for celebrating! This was such a great surprise to find this morning. We will absolutely meet up once baby is here and get some Diet Cokes at Sonic!

    4. Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel

      Oh my goodness, Nikki! Chocolate covered strawberry? Holy yum, this sounds perfect for Valentine's Day! I think if this were a real-life baby shower, I'd have trouble sharing with Mandy haha.

    5. Jocelyn @BruCrew Life

      I love all your fun Muddy Buddies!! So fun that you made a strawberry version...I used those same packets for the fudge today!!!

    6. Averie @ Averie Cooks

      Ive never tried those Candy Creations flavors...I bet they open up so many options. I love chex mix/muddy buddies of all kinds! Great thinking, Nikki!

    7. sally @ sallys baking addiction

      Nikki! I find it hysterical that we both posted puppy chow/muddy buddies today and that we both love it so much. Great minds think alike girl. Yours looks amazing.

    8. aimee @ shugarysweets

      Nikki this looks and sounds amazing. I whipped up some Puppy chow this morning after seeing this (a diff version though). I forget how easy and delicious it is!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    9. Sonya

      Yum! With Valentines day just around the corner I am craving chocolate. Thanks for the inspiration.

    10. Sarah

      Awesome I was trying to find a way to use the Frosting Flavors Creations mix coupon that I have without having to buy the full price icing jar. I am definitely going to have to try this recipe out Thanks!