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Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe

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Do you want a sweet treat? This Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe will be gobbled by the handfuls! It’s an easy snack, a simple dessert, and one of the best puppy chow recipes.

Using candy bar flavors as flavor inspiration enhancers for treats is never wrong. Get ready to love this new and fun flavor of puppy chow. It’s one of the best!

While there might not be any Snickers candy in the recipe, no one will know that there isn’t! The perfectly added ingredients taste just like a Snickers candy bar!

Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe

This is one of those easy snack recipes that never gets old. It’s delicious, crunchy, and fast; you can make it in advance to have it on hand when snack cravings hit.

Everyone I know loves this puppy chow recipe because it reminds them of a Snickers bar! It’s an excellent option for parties, sleepovers, movie nights, baby showers, and more.

The kids can even help create this sweet treat. It’s a simple and yummy recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth perfectly. You’re going to love the flavor!

Why is my puppy chow stale?

Discovering that your puppy chow has gone stale can be disappointing. Typically, staleness occurs when the food is not stored correctly, exposing it to air and moisture and losing its original crispness.

Factors contributing to its quick spoilage include not sealing the bag adequately after each use, keeping it in a humid environment, or purchasing a bag on the shelf for an extended period.

To ensure your puppy chow remains fresh, store it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, and always eat it within a few days of making it!

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Puppy Chow Snickers 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: (type of recipe, like bread or ice cream)

Once you make this Chocolate Candy Bar Puppy Chow Recipe, don’t stop! I have so many great flavors of puppy chow that you’ll never get tired of the options.

Here are a few of my favorite puppy chow recipes!

This Puppy Chow with Peanut Butter Recipe is great for peanut butter fans. So yummy!

I bet you won’t be able to eat just a little of this Chocolate Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe! It’s perfect for a spooky, good snack!

Valentine Puppy Chow is a fun and simple treat to share with your sweetie!

Mint fans will agree that this Chocolate Mint Puppy Chow recipe is one of the best!

Lemon Puppy Chow has the best citrus flavor! It’s addictive!

My boys are obsessed with this Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow Recipe!

Make a giant batch of this Valentine Heart Candy Puppy Chow Recipe!

What other ingredients can be added to muddy buddy snack mix recipes?

Consider tossing in some salty pretzels or crunchy popcorn to create a delightful contrast against the sweet chocolate and peanut butter.

For a nuttier twist, almonds or cashews offer an additional crunch. Chewy dried fruits like cranberries or raisins can inject a hint of tartness, while a sprinkle of coconut flakes contributes a tropical touch.

Don’t shy away from a dash of spice; a pinch of cinnamon or chili powder can surprise the palate. Mini marshmallows or various chocolate candies make for an irresistible kid-friendly version.

With every ingredient, you’re curating a personalized snack that caters to every whim and fancy of your taste buds.

More Snickers Recipes:

Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe

Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe

Yield: 9
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Snickers Puppy Chow Recipe is perfectly simple to make! Anyone who loves candy bars will love this sweet treat!


  • 9 cups Chex Cereal
  • 1/4 cup Salted Peanuts
  • 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup Caramel Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Icing Sugar


  1. Add the cereal and peanuts into a large bowl and set it aside.
  2. Add the powdered sugar to a sealable bag and set it aside.
  3. Add the chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl, heat for 30 seconds, stir well, and reheat as needed.
  4. Once they are melted, stir in the caramel sauce and peanut butter, if adding. (if the mixture becomes hard, reheat it for 20 seconds.)
  5. Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the cereal and stir carefully to cover.
  6. Scoop half of the coated mixture into the bag with the sugar. Seal, and shake to coat the cereal.
  7. Place the coated cereal on the lined baking sheet and repeat with the rest of the cereal.
  8. Let the coated cereal set for 30 minutes to cool before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 9 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 355Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 223mgCarbohydrates: 59gFiber: 5gSugar: 36gProtein: 7g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 3/14/2024

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