Yield: 6 cups

Puppy Chow Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Easy and delicious, this addictive, sweet Puppy Chow recipe is perfect for all holidays! The classic Muddy Buddies...with the option to add in holiday colored candies!


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (or milk chocolate chips)
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


    1. In a double boiler, or microwave, melt chocolate chips with butter. When melted, stir in peanut butter until combined.
    2. Measure out the rice Chex cereal into a large bowl. Pour melted chocolate mixture over the cereal and stir until evenly coated.
    3. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and mix until combined and cereal is coated evenly.
    4. Allow to set, about one hour.


  • You can also add the cereal to a ziploc bag after adding the chocolate. Add the powdered sugar to the bag, zip closed, and shake!
  • Store in airtight container for up to one week.
  • For a spring/ Easter version, add 1 cup mini marshmallows, ½ cup marshmallow bits, and 1 cup pastel colored chocolate candies.
  • Can I use a different cereal? Absolutely! Crispex, Golden Grahams and Cinnamon Toast Crunch all work great. Chex is unique though in it's ability to "house" the chocolate filling inside!
  • What kind of chocolate is best? We love using semi-sweet chocolate, but milk and dark chocolate work great too! Use a quality brand for best results. And always buy fresh!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

¼ cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 98mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 2g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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