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Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow Recipe {Muddy Buddies}

A delicious Puppy Chow recipe, sans the butter, that is the perfect sweet treat for your snacking crew.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Muddy Buddy, Puppy Chow
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Cooling 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 333kcal
Author Cathy


  • 1 (12 oz) box Rice Chex cereal
  • 1-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter baking chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar


  • Pour cereal into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • In a medium microwave safe bowl, add the chocolate and peanut butter chips. Heat in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring well after each, until melted and smooth.
  • Stir in vanilla extract and salt
  • Pour the chocolate peanut before mixture over the cereal and stir well to combine.
  • Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, about 15 minutes.
  • Divide the cereal into 2 (gallon-sized) sealable plastic bags or paper grocery bags. Add 1 cup confectioners' sugar to each bag, seal, and shake to coat.
  • Store in an air-tight container at room temperature, in the fridge, or freezer.


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 7.3g | Fat: 10.8g | Saturated Fat: 7.6g | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 8.4IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 8.4mg | Iron: 46mg