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Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow Recipe

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Check out this Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow Recipe! It’s the perfect way to add sweetness to your day! Grabbing handfuls of puppy chow is the best!

If you’re a crunchy and sweet desserts fan, don’t miss out on this one. It’s the best and will be gone before you know it!

We’re big fans of puppy chow in our house. It’s one of those desserts you can sit and eat without realizing the whole bowl is gone.

While I’m not sure that is necessarily a good thing, I can assure you that this recipe is!

Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow Recipe

When the craving for puppy chow hits, there’s no point in stopping it. The powdered sugar’s sweetness with the Chex Mix crunch proves why people grab handfuls and pop them into their mouths.

My boys have been a fan of eating puppy chow recipes forever. They’re my taste testers, and I’ll happily pay for that job with oodles of sweets and desserts.

The great thing about making puppy chow is that it’s versatile, flavorful, and perfect for sharing. If you have a birthday party, celebration, or activity that needs you to bring something, puppy chow it is!

How do I keep puppy chow dessert fresh?

If you’re a fan of the sweet and crunchy snack mix known as puppy chow, you might wonder how to keep it fresh for more than a day or two. Fortunately, you can follow a few tips to help extend your puppy chow’s shelf life.

Firstly, store it in an airtight container at room temperature – this will keep any moisture out and help prevent the mix from going stale.

Additionally, you can refrigerate your puppy chow to keep it fresh for longer, although be aware that this can cause the mix to lose some of its crunchiness.

Lastly, consider adding a moisture-absorbing packet to your container – these packets, which you can find online or in stores, absorb humidity and help prevent food from spoiling.

Following these simple tips, you can enjoy your homemade puppy chow for days!

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Sweet Puppy Chow Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Best Puppy Chow Recipes:

You must try the other flavors once you make this Easy Dessert Snack Mix Recipe. There are many options for making homemade puppy chow, so don’t delay!

Here are some of my favorites!

The flavor of this Puppy Chow Chex Mix Recipe With Pretzels will have you craving more and more!

I love how delicious and easy this Thanksgiving Puppy Chow Recipe is! Perfect for the holiday!

White Chocolate Puppy Chow is one of those flavors that you won’t soon forget.

If you need a quick snack, try this Holiday Chex Mix a try!

Cut out some of the added sugar and try this Fall Chex Mix recipe!

We’re big fans of the flavor of this Perfectly Sweet Cotton Candy Puppy Chow Recipe!

If you’re a fan of chocolate, you must try this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Puppy Chow!

What is the difference between puppy chow and muddy buddies?

If you’re a fan of sweet and crunchy snacks, you may have encountered two similar-sounding treats – puppy chow and muddy buddies. While the names might suggest they’re the same thing, the two have some differences.

Puppy chow is a snack made with Chex Mix cereal, coated in melted chocolate and peanut butter, and then dusted with powdered sugar.

Muddy buddies, on the other hand, have the same ingredients but sometimes include a bit of corn syrup, vanilla extract, and more powdered sugar. The result is a slightly different texture and taste.

So, while they’re both delicious snack options, ensure you know which one you’re craving before diving in!

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Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow

Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow Recipe proves that making desserts can be simple!


  • 1 cookies and cream candy bar (king size or XL)
  • 6 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 ounces mini oreos
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, separated
  • 1 bag White Candy Melts
  • 1 bag White Candy Melts


  1. Add 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar to a sealable bag or paper bag.
  2. Break the candy bar into pieces and put them into the bag.
  3. In a bowl, mix the Rice Chex and mini Oreos.
  4. Melt the candy melts according to the directions on the package.
  5. Once they are melted, pour it over the top of the cereal and cookies. Stir gently to coat.
  6. Once coated, dump the mixture into the bag and add the rest of the powdered sugar.
  7. Shake and coat. Once coated, pour the mixture out onto a lined baking sheet. Let it dry.
  8. Add more candy bar pieces and Oreos once dried. Serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 97mgCarbohydrates: 83gFiber: 1gSugar: 31gProtein: 6g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 8/19/2023

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