There is nothing better than making something sweet for someone you care about. You not only get a sweet treat, but you also get to show that you care. Valentine’s Day is all about sharing something sweet with someone sweet.
This easy puppy chow Chex Mix recipe with chocolate is one that everyone enjoys and you can easily adapt the colors for any holiday or occasion. This puppy chow Chex Mix Recipe is very simple. In fact, this is one of our favorite recipes.
You end up with a sweet and crunchy snack and you don’t even need to turn on the stove if you don’t want to. Puppy chow can be made with a lot of different variations like white chocolate, different sprinkles, crunchy peanut butter, the possibilities are endless. You can even incorporate special holidays into the mix.
This recipe will make puppy chow for Valentine’s Day but you can use different colors and sprinkles to make them for Christmas, Fourth of July, whatever you want. The best part is that you can make big batches easily as well for special events like birthday parties or holiday celebrations.
Puppy Chow Chex Mix Recipe Ingredients
The ingredients for this specific recipe are very specific but you can add or remove anything you’d like. The only ingredients that are staples across any version of this recipe include the Chex Mix, creamy peanut butter, chocolate, and powdered sugar.
The Chocolate could also be switched out with white chocolate if you’d like. The vanilla is for added flavor and the M&Ms, gummy candy, candy hearts, and sprinkles are all variables that you can remove if you’d like.
Combine peanut butter, butter, and chocolate in a large pan on low heat until melted and creamy. You could also microwave these ingredients together until melted. Just be sure to stir regularly.
Once combined, turn off the heat add vanilla, and stir.
Add cereal to the chocolate mix and evenly coat until all cereal is covered.
Working in batches, add coated cereal to a gallon bag with powdered sugar. Seal and shake the bag until cereal is coated with sugar.
On a cookie sheet with wax paper spread out the cereal. Add candy and sprinkles and let the mix dry.
Once the mix is dry you can add it to a container or individual bags for gift giving.
Puppy Chow Chex Mix
- 1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
- 1/4 Cup Butter
- 1 Cup Dar Chocolate Milk Chocolate or White Chocolate will work as well
- 1 Tsp Vanilla
- 9 Cups Chex Cereal
- 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
- 1 Cup M&Ms
- 1 Cup Gummy Candy
- Candy Hearts
- Sprinkles of Your choice
- Combine peanut butter, butter, and chocolate in a large pan on low heat until melted and creamy.
- Once combined, turn off the heat, add vanilla, and stir.
- Add cereal to chocolate mix and evenly coat until all cereal is covered.
- Working in batches, add coated cereal to a gallon bag with powdered sugar. Seal and shake until the cereal is coated with sugar.
- On a cookie sheet with wax paper, spread out the cereal.
- Add candy and sprinkles and let the mix dry.
- Once the mix is dry you can add to a container or individual bags for gift giving.
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