Peanut Butter Brownie Graveyard Muddy Buddies for Halloween

Halloween just got a little more spooky and easy in the kitchen! These Graveyard Muddy Buddies are scary simple to make! 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Graveyard Muddy Buddies

Graveyard Muddy Buddies for an Easy Halloween Treat

This really is the easiest treat to make for Halloween and I’ll give you a few tricks to make it even more simple!  Whip up a batch of brownie muddy buddies, dump them into a casserole dish and top it off with some cookies from the grocery store that look like tombstones!  Ta-dah! You have a spooky batch of Graveyard Muddy Buddies!

Graveyard Muddy Buddies the easiest Halloween treat to make

My Secret Ingredient for the BEST Muddy Buddies

Most people drown their muddy buddies in powdered sugar and there’s nothing wrong with that, but I prefer something a little more chocolatey and less sweet.  So I use brownie mix! I started making my buddy buddies with this back in college and I’m obsessed.  Now, some people don’t like the idea of eating raw flour so if you would rather use powdered sugar and add a few tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder you can do that!

Graveyard Muddy Buddies that are scary simple to make for Halloween!

Cookies that Look Like Tombstones

I used these Mother’s cookies but Milano Cookies also look great as you can see on my Tombstone Cupcakes. I dipped them in chocolate there but you can also leave them white and either write on them with melted dark chocolate or use an edible pen! Edible pens are awesome and you can find them at Michael’s, grab a pack and keep them around.  They’ll come in handy, to give you an idea on what you can do with them check out my Skeleton Cupcakes.

Cookies that look like tombstones

By the way… I have a ton of Muddy Buddy (Puppy Chow) recipes…

Puppy Chow (Muddy Buddy) Recipes, so many awesome kinds I HAVE to try!

Another awesome thing about this treat is you can make it a few days in advance! So if you’re planning a big Halloween party or simply have no time to whip up a something the day of… just make these!  They’ll be done in 10 minutes and everyone will LOVE it!

Make Graveyard Muddy Buddies with the kids for Halloween


Halloween Puppy Chow Graveyard Muddy Buddies

You can also make mini graveyards in plastic cups for little kids and easy serving!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Graveyard Muddy Buddies

Peanut Butter Brownie Graveyard Muddy Buddies for Halloween

Graveyard Muddy Buddies – So Easy to Make it’s SCARY!

Graveyard Muddy Buddies – So Easy to Make it’s SCARY!


9 C. Rice Chex Cereal
2/3 C. creamy peanut butter
2 C. chocolate chips
1 1/2 C. brownie mix, dry
6-10 cookies for tombstones (I used Mother’s Double Fudge)
1/4 C. melted white chocolate chips
10 pumpkin candy corns


1. Pour cereal into a large bowl.
2. Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips together, I used a pyrex bowl and melt mine in the microwave. Stir until smooth.
3. Pour melted pb/chocolate over cereal and stir until coated. Dump into a large plastic bag (or two) or a large tupperware.
4. Add dry brownie mix and shake until coated.
5. Pour into a casserole dish to let cool.
6. Melt white chocolates and use a small ziplock bag to make a mini piping bag. Pour the melted chocolate into it, and then snip off the corner to pipe RIP onto each cookie.
7. Let cookies set and then place into muddy buddies like tombstones! Add pumpkins!

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