Puppy Chow

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 6 cups

Updated: Sep. 01, 2023
This snack mix is perfect for a late-night treat or a as pick-me-up any time of the day. I sometimes take a batch to work, and it's always eaten up quickly. —Mary Obeilin, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 cups Corn or Rice Chex
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips on high for 30 seconds. Stir; microwave until the chips are melted, about 30 seconds longer. Stir in peanut butter. Gently stir in cereal until well coated; set aside.
  2. Place confectioners' sugar in a large airtight container. Add cereal mixture and shake until well coated. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • You can make confectioners' sugar at home my combining 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 tsp. cornstarch.
  • Want to cut some sugar? Try opting for all natural peanut butter instead of the typical variety.
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    This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

    Nutrition Facts

    1/2 cup: 194 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.