Maybe you do feel prepared for maximizing summer fun. But I argue that you may not be as ready for summer as you think. Well, not unless you have THIS recipe in your summer survival toolbox…
Loaded Peanut Butter Chex™ Party Mix
Unless you are a summer superhero, you may not have a Summer Survival Toolbox, and that’s OK. But if you could have ONE THING to ensure the summer winds up being one of your best summers yet, it’s possible this recipe holds the key.
There is ONE thing that helps shift a boring summer day (and there is a potential for a lot of them)… a little project aaaand the promise of a treat!
Plus, this recipe serves up to 20, so it makes A LOT – which means when all the hungry neighborhood kids show up in your front yard… you will be ready!
The first thing you need to do is: check your pantry! Run (or walk, you don’t have to run) to the store and purchase a box (or several, summer days are long!) of Peanut Butter Chex Cereal! For this specific recipe you will also need: powdered sugar, unsweetened baking cocoa, chocolate chips, mini chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, peanuts, peanut butter, and a little butter.
And then let the boredom busting magic begin!
Now, for what you have all been waiting for… the magical recipe for Loaded Peanut Butter Chex Party Mix!
Loaded Peanut Butter Chex Party Mix Recipe
Loaded Peanut Butter Chex™ Party Mix Recipe
Yield: *serves 20*
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Load up the peanut butter and chocolate flavor combination in this fun, over the top, easy snack mix that starts with Peanut Butter Chex™ cereal.
3 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
6 cups Peanut Butter Chex™ cereal
1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons peanut butter
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups cocktail peanuts
1 1/2 cups mini chocolate-covered peanut butter cups
In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix together powdered sugar and baking cocoa; set aside.
In medium bowl, measure 3 cups cereal; set aside.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Pour mixture over cereal in bowl; stir until evenly coated.
Pour coated cereal into plastic bag with powdered sugar mixture. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on cooking parchment paper to cool, about 20 minutes.
In large bowl, toss together cooled coated cereal, remaining 3 cups cereal, the peanuts and peanut butter cups. Store in airtight container.
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