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Super Sweet Rainbow Puppy Chow Recipe

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This Rainbow Puppy Chow Recipe is a simple way to enjoy the flavors of melted white chocolate, sugar cookie mix, and a Sweet Tart Rainbow Rope. This tasty dessert will have everyone diving into the baking sheet before letting it fully cool! Make certain to check out all my easy puppy chow recipes!

You might as well just grab a large bowl and start filling it by the 1/2 cup because there’s no reason to try to limit yourself on this tasty homemade puppy chow. It’s just that delicious it’s all going to be gone before you even know what happened!

Have fun making this Rainbow puppy chow! The taste is unlike anything you’ve ever had.

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This is one of my favorite ways to use up rice Chex cereal. Even though it might be fully coated with sweets and treats, I still love knowing all the simple ingredients that are in the recipe. Make it much easier to enjoy!

Rainbow Puppy Chow Recipe

The biggest thing to keep in mind here is that you want to make certain that the chocolate chips are fully melted and cereal is coated well. This is the part of the recipe that is going to take the longest and it’s still not even that long!

My boys love sweets and treats and this is one of their favorites. They love the crunchiness of puppy chow combined with the sweet flavor and taste. It’s always a winner when I make it.

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How do you store puppy chow to keep it fresh?

Make certain that you store your puppy chow in an airtight container and keep it in a room-temperature location. This will keep this muddy buddy recipe as fresh as possible for as long as possible.

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Rainbow Muddy Buddies 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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Keep in mind that meal planning is the easiest way to get ahead and stay ahead. I’ve been meal planning for years and it’s been a HUGE time saver in my life. I love knowing what I’m going to make for dinner so I don’t have to stress out about it any longer!

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Best Puppy Chow Recipes:

Once you make this Rainbow Muddy Buddies Recipe, you’re going to be craving even more of that tasty powdered sugar flavor! All you have to do is check out the simple list below because I gathered up some of my favorite recipes to share with all of you!

Don’t miss out on this Easily Addictive Churro Puppy Chow Recipe!

These Super Simple & Delicious Puppy Chow Recipes are such a great variety of flavor and tastes!

I love the flavor of this Snickerdoodle Puppy Chow!

If you want a less sweet version, try this Fall Chex Mix!

This Candy Corn Puppy Chow is perfect for the fall.

I love this Crazy Good Red Velvet Puppy Chow Recipe! I literally crave it all the time!

This Pink Puppy Chow Recipe for a Party is a fun way to have cute and tasty treats!

rainbow muddy buddies

What is another name for puppy chow?

The most common name that people will call puppy chow besides puppy chow is muddy buddies. I hear this all the time! Maybe it just depends on what part of the state you’re from to know what to call it?

More Rainbow Recipes:

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Rainbow Puppy Chow Recipe

This puppy chow recipe is so simple and easy to make!


  • 6 cups of Rice Chex
  • 12 ounces of white Candy Melts
  • 1⁄2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup of Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1 package of ​Sweet Tart Rainbow Rope
  • 12 1-gallon plastic baggie


Grab the mixing bowl and add in the Chex cereal.

Open the plastic bag and dump in the cookie mix and some powdered sugar. Mix around.

Take 10 rainbow straws and cut them into pieces. Add to the bag with the sugar mixture.

Melt the white candy melts per the directions on the package.

Once melted pour over the Chex mix in the bowl.

After mixed, dump the Chex mix into the plastic bag and shake until coated.

Pour out on a baking pan to let dry.

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