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This is very good, but WAY too much sugar! I'd start with 1 cup when making it again!

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peripatetic123 November 19, 2010

Waaaay too sweet. I prefer the recipe on the back of the Chex box which has half as much butter, half as much sugar, and like a third of the powdered sugar. Not only is it healthier, but it also tastes better (you can taste the peanut butter and the cereal stays crunchier.

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HocoRuco February 25, 2011

I make this with rice & wheat Chex and Kellogg's Cracklin' Oat Bran cereals using the same amount of chocolate, PB, & slightly less powdered sugar. I've found that adding the bran cereal gives it a real puppy chow look and absorbs up some of the other ingredients. I tend to stir mine after coating it lightly w/ the powdered sugar because I like it to have the more brown look of real puppy chow. I purchased a large dog bowl in which I serve it at parties w/ a little stuffed dog beside it tagged with the name of it & the ingredients. It's gotten a lot of repeat requests so it's become a winter & tail gate party staple. I've also added some nuts a few times & that's okay, but it doesn't add anything you really need.

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Chris R. November 26, 2013

Yes. It IS sweet. To those of you who say it's too sweet--some of us have never met "too sweet." I LOVE it!

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spookyone May 12, 2011

I used a 12 oz box of Crispix, 1/2 cup peanut butter, and 2 cups chocolate chips (that's a 12 oz bag). And 2 cups powdered sugar. I melted the peanut butter, butter and choc chips in the microwave in a 4 cup Pyrex glass measuring cup. I poured this over the Crispix in a big bowl. I mixed it all with my hands! Then I put the sugar in and mixed it some more with my hands.

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Waverly April 05, 2011

I think this is waaaaay toooooo sweet, i was not able to even enjoy it becasue it was too sweet : (

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reetab November 22, 2010

I've been eating this since I was a tiny child! I'm excited to see other people call it Puppy Chow, as I thought it was just my family since everyone else I've encountered looks at me like I'm crazy when I call it that. This is so delicious, and a HUGE hit with my kids! They love it as much as I did when I was young. I also give it as Christmas gifts to my neighbors.

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Buckeye Mom July 11, 2010

One of the first things I learned to make as a burgeoning cook when I was little! I still love these as the perfect nibble comfort food. I almost always add a little vanilla extract before I mix the chocolate mixture in, but otherwise the recipe is a dead on of what I make. The easiest way is to layer chex, then chocolate, chex, chocolate, etc, then mix. It just assures less mixing, and less breaking of chex. Wonderful and Tasty!!

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MrsBritt September 15, 2008

Kids loved them. Recipe name catchy! Used only 3 cups powdered sugar and found that was still too much - will try 2 cups next time.

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karen in tbay April 02, 2003

Good recipe! I added this into my holiday goodie basket and this was eaten pretty quickly. The only complaint I have is the powdered sugar is a bit overwhelming, perhaps the next time I make it I'll cut back on it. Thank you for the great recipe!

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HeliWif December 20, 2002
Human Puppy Chow