Sweetheart Valentine’s Muddy Buddies Recipe

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Regina Published: April 5, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Sweetheart Valentine’s Buddies

Make Valentine’s day even sweeter with these adorable muddy buddies. Chex cereals are covered in strawberry cake mix, powdered sugar, and white chocolate.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 5ozwhite almond bark,or white chocolate chips
  • 5ozred candy melts
  • 1tspshortening
  • 5cupschex cereal
  • 1cupstrawberry cake mix
  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • ½pkgvalentines chocolate M&M’s


  1. Start by dividing the chex mix equally into 2 bowls.

  2. In a microwave safe dish, melt the 5 ounces of white almond bark or white chocolate chips. Add ½ teaspoon of shortening so that the almond bark will spread evenly.

  3. Microwave 30 seconds at a time and be careful not to burn the almond bark. Dump this in the first bowl of chex and mix evenly to coat all of the chex cereal.

  4. Melt the red candy melts next, also checking and stirring the candy melts 30 seconds at a time. Once this is melted, pour this over the second bowl of divided chex and mix until coated.

  5. In a two gallon size ziplock bags, put ½ cup of strawberry cake mix and ¼ cup of powdered sugar in each bag.

  6. Dump each bowl of chex mix in each bag and shake until coated with the powdered sugar and strawberry powdered cake mix.

  7. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 250.22kcal
  • Fat: 11.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.52g
  • Fiber: 2.89g
  • Sugar: 14.03g
  • Protein: 4.44g
  • Cholesterol: 0.28mg
  • Sodium: 179.28mg
  • Calcium: 98.71mg
  • Potassium: 161.59mg
  • Iron: 4.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.51mg
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