Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Another popular name for this favorite mix is "puppy food". Chow down; it's doggone good!

Ingredients Nutrition


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


Most Helpful

There are a couple of modified Muddy Buddy/Puppy Chow recipes on but I really much prefer this classic recipe from the back of the Chex box. The others are all overly rich and overly sweet. Why mess with perfection? I actually usually don't end up using all of the powdered sugar because it doesn't seem to stick after a while. Anyway, thanks for posting just in case they decide to not print this on the box some day in the future!

HocoRuco February 25, 2011

Awesome treat, quick to make, and my 3 year old loved helping! (She made a great bag-shaker).

Let's Cook! March 05, 2012

Fun to make with children. Perfect as written, no need to modify. Thank you for posting this classic.

Shabby Sign Shoppe December 27, 2011

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