| | |

How to Make Christmas Puppy Chow

Post contains Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Please refer to our disclosure policy for more information.

Christmas Puppy Chow is full of creamy peanut butter, smooth chocolate, crunchy Chex cereal and M & M s and is ready in less than 15 minutes. Whether you call this Christmas Puppy Chow, Reindeer Chow or Christmas Muddy Buddies, all you really need to call it is delicious! 

 

 

Christmas Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow Mix, also known as Muddy Buddies, is such an easy snack to make. It’s totally customizable, perfect for every holiday, and this crunchy mix is sweet and perfect to nosh on. 

I think one of my favorite things about this Chex mix snack is that you can make it for every holiday! If you are craving an easy Puppy Chow recipe for Valentine’s, I have the perfect recipe for you!  If you are looking for a muddy buddy recipe for St. Patrick’s Day, I have one that will be a keeper! And of course, you know you will need one a Patriotic Chex Mix Muddy Buddy recipe

Before you get started, here are a few tips and suggestions.

Puppy Chow without Peanut Butter?

Yes, you can make it without peanut butter. You can substitute Nutella instead. 

Can You Make This Without Powdered Sugar?

You don’t need to use powdered sugar when making this recipe. You can leave it off. You will still get that amazing chocolate and peanut butter flavor. 

What Ingredients are Needed?

  • Peanut butter – this is a key part of this recipe.
  • Butter – everything is made better when you use butter.
  • Milk chocolate chips – this will cover your cereal.
  • Vanilla extract – every recipe needs this.
  • Powdered sugar – adds a fun bright color.
  • M&Ms – you can use either peanut or milk chocolate

How to Make Reindeer Chow?

To get the full recipe and ingredients list, print off the recipe card below.

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL CHRISTMAS RECIPES

Roasted Turkey Breast 

Cornbread Stuffing

Toffee Candied Peanuts

Christmas Oreo Cookies

 

Christmas Puppy Chow with Red and Green M & Ms and in a red bowl

How to Make Christmas Puppy Chow

Rhonda
Christmas Puppy Chow is full of creamy peanut butter, smooth chocolate, crunchy Chex cereal and M & M s and is ready in less than 15 minutes. Whether you call this Christmas Puppy Chow, Reindeer Chow or Christmas Muddy Buddies, all you really need to call it is delicious! 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Christmas
Cuisine American
Servings 9 cups
Calories 208 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 9 cups Chex cereal
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup M&Ms

Instructions
 

  • Combine peanut butter, butter, and chocolate chips in a microwavable bowl.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, then stir until melted and creamy.
  • Add vanilla and stir.
  • In a large bowl with a cover, pour chocolate mixture over cereal. Cover and shake until cereal is evenly coated.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar over cereal. Cover and shake until evenly coated.
  • Add M&Ms to complete your Puppy Chow/Muddy Buddies.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 208kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 135mgFiber: 1gSugar: 20g
Keyword Christmas Muddy Buddies, Christmas Puppy Chow, How to Make Christmas Muddy Buddies, How to Make Christmas Puppy Chow, How to Make Reindeer Chow, Reindeer Chow
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.






This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Of all the sweets made for the holiday this is my favorite…… And I don’t know why! This is so simple to make and even I could make this. But if I made it then I would end up eating it all. So I am just waiting for someone in the family to make and bring me a ziplock full.

    1. I would be over the moon if someone gave me a bag full! LOL. That’s the problem I have. If I make it, you can’t stop. It’s so good.