Halloween Muddy Buddies

Halloween Muddy Buddies

Halloween Muddy Buddies

With Sour Punch® Candy

halloween muddy buddies


  • 1 cup chocolate chips

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 10 cups Chex cereal

  • 1¾ cups powdered sugar
  • 30 packets Sour Punch Halloween Bats & Pumpkins Candy
  • ⅓ cup candy eyeballs

01. Combine Chocolate Chips, Peanut Butter and Butter

Combine the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute at 50 percent power, then stir. Repeat until the mixture is melted and smooth.

chocolate chips and peanut butter

02. Combine Chex Cereal and Chocolate Peanut Butter Mixure

Pour the Chex cereal into a large bowl. Drizzle the chocolate peanut butter mixture over the cereal and gently toss to coat.

chex cereal with chocolate peanut butter

03. Coat In Powdered Sugar

Transfer the chocolate covered cereal to a gallon size zip top bag, pour in the powdered sugar, and shake to coat. Or, sprinkle the powdered sugar over the cereal and toss with a rubber spatula in the bowl. Transfer the muddy buddies to a baking sheet and refrigerate for 20 minutes.

chocolate chex cereal with powdered sugar

04. Add Sour Punch Bats and Pumpkins

Pour the muddy buddies back into the mixing bowl and stir in the Sour Punch Halloween Bats & Pumpkins and candy eyeballs. Serve or cover and refrigerate until ready to enjoy.

halloween muddy buddies

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White Chocolate Peppermint Mini Bites

White Chocolate Peppermint Mini Bites

White Chocolate Peppermint Mini Bites

With Red Vines® Candy

white chocolate peppermint mini bites


  • 1 cup Red Vines Mini Bites
  • 4 ounces white chocolate chips or melts
  • ¼ cup crushed candy canes or peppermint candy

01. Chop White Chocolate

If using white chocolate melts or a white chocolate bar, chop the chocolate into small pieces.

chopped white chocolate

02. Melt White Chocolate

In a microwave-safe container, melt the white chocolate in 30 second bursts until smooth, stirring between cycles.

Cover a small baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper or wax paper.

melt white chocolate

03. Dip Mini Bite Licorice in Chocolate

Using a fork, dip the Mini Bite licorice piece into the chocolate, then lift it up and tap the tines of the fork against the rim of the container to shake the excess chocolate off.

licorice bite in chocolate

04. Sprinkle with Crushed Peppermint

Place the chocolate-coated Mini Bite onto the baking sheet.

Sprinkle with crushed peppermint.

white chocolate licorice with peppermint

05. Repeat and Enjoy

Repeat with the remaining Red Vines Mini Bites and enjoy!

white chocolate licorice with peppermint

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Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Granola Bars

With Red Vines® Candy

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars


Makes 8 Granola Bars


  • ½ cup raw sliced almonds, chopped into small pieces

  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips or pieces, divided

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1½ cups rice crisp cereal

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

01. Combine Dry Ingredients

Line an 8 x 8 x 2 baking pan with parchment paper.  

In a large bowl, combine the almonds, ¼ cup chocolate chips, rolled oats, rice crisp cereal, and salt.

granola bar ingredients

02. Melt Ingredients Over Low Heat

In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil, almond butter, honey, and vanilla over low heat.

When melted and combined, transfer the almond butter mixture to your food processor along with the dates and Red Vines Made Simple Berry Twists pieces.

Run the food processor until a chunky paste is formed.  

making granola bars

03. Combine All Ingredient Mixtures and Refrigerate

Scoop the almond butter/date mixture into the bowl to join the dry ingredients.

Mix the ingredients together with your hands until everything is well incorporated. Press the mixture into the baking pan and chill in the refrigerator for an hour, or until set.  

homemade granola bars

04. Drizzle Dark Chocolate

Melt the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate chips and drizzle it over the granola mixture, then return it to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, until the chocolate has hardened.  

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars

05. Slice Granola Into Bars

Lift up the corners of the parchment paper to transfer the granola block to a cutting board. Slice into bars and enjoy immediately or store in the fridge.

dark chocolate almond butter granola bars

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