Easy Muddy Buddies Snack (Puppy Chow)

Posted: January 5

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 15 servings

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Don’t let the name fool you! Easy Muddy Buddies Snack, also known as Puppy Chow, is definitely for humans! In fact, once you try it, it might just become your favorite homemade snack! Crunchy, chocolatey, sweet, and with plenty of creamy peanut butter flavor, Easy Muddy Buddies Snack has something for everyone! Best of all, you can whip it up in 30 minutes or less, so you can make it whenever you want to bring a smile to your face and to the face of your inner child.


1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup semisweet or dark chocolate chips
6 cups Rice Chex Cereal, plus more as needed
1 cup powdered sugar, plus more as needed


Step 1

Melt the peanut butter and the chocolate together, either using the stovetop or in the microwave.

Step 2

Add 3 cups of the cereal into a large bowl.

Step 3

Pour 1 cup of the chocolate and peanut butter mixture all over the cereal.

Step 4

Add 3 more cups of the cereal to the bowl.

Step 5

Pour the remaining chocolate and peanut butter mixture on top of the cereal.

Step 6

Stir the mixture until the cereal is completely coated evenly. Add in more cereal if there are any pools of the peanut butter mixture at the bottom of the bowl.

Step 7

Allow the mixture to cool slightly, but do not let it harden.

Step 8

When the mixture is at room temperature or slightly below, add in 1 cup of the powdered sugar, mixing it until it is thoroughly combined.

Step 9

Allow the mixture to cool for around 15 minutes.

Step 10

Add more powdered sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, until the cereal is coated to your satisfaction.

Step 11


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