Puppy Chow (Muddy Buddies)
Ingredients
Directions
Ingredients
9 c
Rice Chex, Corn Chex or Chocolate Chex cereal (or combination)
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1 c
semisweet chocolate chips
Jump
½ c
peanut butter
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¼ c
butter or margarine
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1 tsp
vanilla
Jump
1 ½ c
powdered sugar
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Puppy Chow (Muddy Buddies)

This staple of Midwestern holiday parties is easy to make and even easier to eat a lot of. The mix of peanut butter, chocolate, Chex, and powdered sugar has earned its place in the holiday dessert hall of fame.

18 servings

  1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  3. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Naomi Tomky

Award-winning food and travel writer Naomi Tomky uses her unrelenting enthusiasm as an eater, photographer, and writer to propel herself around the world. Follow her on Twitter @Gastrognome and on Instagram @the_gastrognome

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