Puppy chow can be stored in an airtight container or in Ziploc bags for up to one week.
If you haven't had puppy chow, you haven't lived! Just to be clear our puppy chow is for human consumption only, and it's hard to resist. Keep this snack up high away from your four-legged friends, but feel free to dish it out during a party to your guests. It will surely be a crowd pleaser if you find it in your heart to share. This delightful, crunchy, sweet treat is made from Chex cereal, peanut butter, chocolate, and powdered sugar.
Puppy chow, also called Muddy Buddies, is outrageously addicting and incredibly simple to prepare. It's more than likely that you have made your own version of this classic treat before. You'll find that there are several recipes for puppy chow, all having different ratios of cereal to chocolate, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, which result in different textures, or a chocolatey or heavier peanut butter taste. Puppy chow is also extremely versatile; this addicting treat can be changed to suit your tastes or dressed up for any occasion.
Puppy chow is commonly prepared with Chex cereal, semi-sweet chocolate chips, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. However, you can customize your chow to have a unique flavor.
Many ingredients in puppy chow may not be suitable for all diets. However, there are substitutions available for those looking to prepare this addicting snack.
Swap out the semi-sweet chocolate chips for dairy-free chocolate chips from brands like Enjoy Life Foods. Substitute dairy free butter or coconut oil for regular butter.
Making this tasty treat gluten-free is super easy, as Chex cereal by General Mills sells eight different varieties and seven of those are gluten-free.
Puppy chow is a deliciously simple snack and easily customizable; the options are endless. Whip up this sweet treat, and don't forget to share!
The aftermath of this dessert can leave your kitchen looking like a winter wonderland. In order to keep the powdered sugar dust to a minimum, we recommend you separate and serve the chow in plastic baggies - and supervise your kiddos as they enjoy.