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Chocolate Peanut Butter Puppy Chow

Prep Time
10 mins
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Puppy Chow is a sweet treat, made with Chex Mix cereal. This easy chocolate and peanut butter Puppy Chow dessert recipe makes a sweet snack to satisfy a crowd.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Muddy Buddies, Puppy Chow
Servings: 12 cups
Calories: 681 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 8 cups Chex Mix sweeter version like Honey Nut
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips dark or semisweet
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Rolos or M&M's optional
  • 1 cup Reese's mini cups optional
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts optional


  1. Cover a large baking sheet with waxed paper and set aside.
  2. Add Chex Mix to a large bowl.
  3. Add chocolate chips, creamy peanut butter and unsalted butter to a medium microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, stir to combine and microwave for an additional 30 seconds if needed. Stir until the mixture is smooth and shiny.

  4. Add the chocolate mixture over the Chex Mix and gently stir until the cereal is evenly coated in chocolate.
  5. Divide the chocolate covered Chex Mix between two gallon zip bags and add 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar to each one. Seal the bags and shake well until the Chex Mix is evenly covered in powdered sugar.
  6. Transfer the Chex Mix to the prepared baking sheet and spread into one layer. Let it cool before serving.
  7. Once cooled, transfer to a bowl and add the candy and salted peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

Chocolate Peanut Butter Puppy Chow
Amount Per Serving
Calories 681 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 583mg25%
Potassium 343mg10%
Carbohydrates 97g32%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 63g70%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.