Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Puppy Chow

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You know it. You love it. It is a childhood classic. Ready for the recipe?

Puppy Chow aka Muddy Buddies
Makes many servings


9 cups Chex cereal (any variety)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.

2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, stir together chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter. Microwave 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.

Stove-Top Directions: Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Source: Chex

26 comments:

  1. Hi Miss Ali, I left you two questions on your "comments" section on the blisfully domestic forum...when you get a minute can you see if you can answer them.

    THESE look yummy!

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  2. That is a great one. And it takes me back...

    I need to make this soon.

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  3. Oh, you are the best. My kids were just wanting me to make this stuff, but I couldn't find my recipe. Thanks.

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  4. That is a great recipe that I'd forgotten about!
    Thanks for the reminder!!

    Some family friends used to get dog food bags, empty them and carefully wrap the insides with saran wrap and butcher paper and give this treat out in the dog bags. So cute!!

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  5. OH STOP - these are the absolute death of me. My brother and I got into a yelling match this year over them...he took them all and locked himself in his room.

    this is true PMS food - I could live off of these :)

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  6. OH, how I love this snack! And I only seem to receive it at Christmas, now I can make my own! Thank you! :)

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  7. My girls will love this! Thanks for the reminder...

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  8. Who doesn't love puppy chow? Takes me back to childhood every time.

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  9. I love these!! We call them muddy buddies, not sure why. BUT, if you're really wanting them and don't have time to make them, bugles came out with a chocolate peanut butter variety and they are awesome!!! Thanks, I think I'll have to go buy some now.

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  10. Thanks for the tip Sally. I didn't know bugles made them. I'll have to try them out :)

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  11. LOVE puppy chow! Num num num!! opps...just gained 10lbs thinking about eating it! haha. Its like pringles...once you start you just can't stop!

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  12. I love Puppy Chow! I made some last month and it was a double batch so I was asking a friend of mine if she wanted some, she asked me why I was offering her dog food! She had never heard of Puppy Chow before!! She really missed out in her childhood!

    (Some people also call it Muddy Buddies, I'm not sure, but I think Puppy Chow is a Midwestern thing....)

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  13. I was JUST thinking about this the other day. How funny. I could literally eat these until I was sick. Literally.

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  14. This was my daugther's favorite treat gowing up. I think I will make a batch and send it to her.

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  15. I have honestly never had this treat, but it looks great and I will definately try it!

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  16. This is a family favorite here! My oldest son was serving a mission for our church in Argentina and we sent him the ingredients to make these as they are his favorite.
    So nice to meet you!

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  17. HEY! JUST FOUND YOUR BLOG AND LOVE IT! I LINKED UP A RECIPE, TOO! I AM HAVING A BLOG PARTY TOO EVERY WEDNESDAY-I CALL IT WONKA WEDNESDAY! WOULD LOVE U TO JOIN! R U ON FACEBOOK AS WELL? i looked but didn't see u! well, i will be back often to visit!

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  18. Oh these look yummy! I'm going to have to try these this weekend. I wonder if I could hide them away from the kids lol????

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  19. I love puppy chow and haven't had any in so long. I will probably crave it now! :) This is my first time here, I am looking forward to seeing more of your posts!

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  20. Seriously, I get sick eating this because I just can't stop! Loooove :)

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  21. I have been known to eat an entire batch of puppy chow.

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  22. You can never go wrong with a delicious classic like that one!

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