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December 21, 2020

The Best Christmas Puppy Chow Recipe

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The Best Christmas Puppy Chow Recipe // Includes a few unique ingredients // by Destinee Stark

I’ve been making various types of Christmas Puppy Chow for years, and I don’t typically eat it because I don’t like chocolate. I wanted to create something that I could enjoy too and I have finally figured out the right recipe to make my ideal Christmas Puppy Chow!

The secret to my recipe is using part Cinnamon Chex over just plain, and white chocolate over milk chocolate. All of the recipes I could find only used milk chocolate. Also, beware that the sauce created when melting the peanut butter, white chocolate, and butter together is insanely good! I literally licked the bowl afterwards. Haha! It would go so well warm and melty on top of ice cream! I kind of want to try just spreading it out on a baking sheet and chilling it until hard and eating it that way. It’s seriously so delicious!

Christmas Puppy Chow Recipe

This is the easiest dessert or snack to make for the holidays and it is so delicious! Includes a few unique ingredients that are different from most puppy chow recipes online.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, holiday
Servings: 12
Author: Destinee Stark

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Cinnamon Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Ghirardelli White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 cup Red Sugar Crystals
  • 1 cup Green Sugar Crystals

Instructions

  • Combine powdered sugar with sugar crystals in a bowl.
  • Melt chocolate, peanut butter, and butter in microwave for about 3 minutes, stirring every 20-30 seconds or use double boiler method.
  • Pour chocolate mixture over chex in stages, gently folding as you go.
  • Once fully coated in the chocolate mixture, add powdered sugar mixture in stages and coat evenly.
  • Spread in a single layer onto a cookie sheet and chill for one hour to set.
  • Remove and keep at room temperature or keep chilled if preferred.

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