VIDEO RECIPE: Peanut Butter Chocolate Puppy Chow – Chex Mix

Whether you call it Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies, this dish would be just as sweet by any name. This decadent mix gets a double dose of chocolate with the combination of chocolate chips and Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter.

  • Yield:15 servings
  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:5 minutes
  • Total Time:10 minutes


12 cups (12-ounce box) unsweetened rice cereal, such as ChexTM Mix*

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup Peanut Butter & Co. Dark Chocolatey Dreams

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

Pinch salt

1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar


*You may also use their corn or wheat cereal varieties


  1. Place cereal in a large heatproof bowl.

  2. Combine chocolate chips, Peanut Butter & Co. Dark Chocolatey Dreams, butter, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring to melt butter and peanut butter; stir in vanilla. Pour hot chocolate mixture over cereal, cover with a plate or another bowl, and shake to coat. Add sugar and shake to coat again.

  3. Scatter cereal mixture over two wax-paper-lined baking sheets and set aside to cool. Store cereal in airtight containers up to 3 days.

Cook Notes

This recipe was independently commissioned and recipe-tested by Peanut Butter & Co. Chex and Muddy Buddies are trademarks of General Mills Inc. Used with permission.

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