Friday, June 4, 2010

Puppy Chow

Chances are that you’ve probably had this before by a different name.  The Chex website calls it “Muddy Buddies.”  My friend Krissy used to make it for us at hotel all the time and it hardly lasted half a day.  Now I make it for my husband and we put it in the fridge (all things chocolate go in our fridge) and I’ll be lucky to get two handfuls of it!  A great mix for a summer party.


-8 cups Chex cereal (any variety)

-1 to 2 cups stick pretzels

-1/2 cup peanut butter

-1/4 cup butter

-1 tsp vanilla

-Powdered sugar (lots of it!)


1.  Measure cereal and pretzels into a very large bowl; set aside.


2.  In a microwavable bowl, add together chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. 


Microwave 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. 


3.  Pour mixture by batches into a gallon baggie.  Make sure it seals SECURELY!  Otherwise there will be powdered sugar all over your kitchen (it’s been known to happen).  Add powdered sugar.  It’s better to have more than not enough so pour a little heavy handed.


  Seal the bag and shake to coat.  You want a nice thick coating on all pieces in the bag.

4.  Pour onto waxed paper to dry a little bit.  Then put into containers.  Does not have to be refrigerated, but it’s good if you do!


YUMMY!  We love desserts in our house and this one always pleases.  Enjoy!


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