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Super Sweet Valentine Puppy Chow Recipe

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This Valentine Puppy Chow Recipe is totally sweet. There aren’t many snack recipes out there that take the cake as this one does and it’s one that you’re not going to want to miss. You can easily make this simple Valentine’s Day Chex mix with a bit of melted chocolate and other sweet treats. Make certain to check out our other puppy chow recipes, too!

I love sharing this simple cereal mixture snack with family and friends. Grabbing by the handful is totally okay and actually encouraged!

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Find out how to this simple snack with just a few easy ingredients. You’ll be loving the taste and flavor and ready for more!

Easy Homemade Valentines Desserts like this one are a must to whip up!

Valentine Puppy Chow Recipe

The hardest part about this recipe is waiting for the coated cereal to cool! This is because you’re going to be craving this sweet treat from the moment you make it. But don’t worry, it’s totally worth the wait. Just be certain that you mix it well so that it’s all coated evenly.

We’ve been making this fun treat for years and my boys always love it. It’s a fast and simple way to get an amazing taste and flavor without having to do a ton of work.

And while I enjoy baking and being in the kitchen, I’m also a fan of creating shortcuts whenever I can, too!

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What other ingredients can you add to puppy chow?

You’re going to see a lot of different recipes out there for puppy chow. Mine won’t be the same as others and that’s okay!

If you want to add other ingredients, do so! Some have pretzels, peanuts, M&M’s, and more!

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Valentine puppy chow mix 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:

Once you make this Sweet Puppy Chow Recipe, the sky is literally the limit on what else you can do! You’ll find that the more varieties that you make, the more that you’re going to love that sweet and sometimes salty taste.

I’ve gathered up some of the best puppy chow recipes for you that I know you’re going to love!

Pink Puppy Chow Recipe for a Party is great for baby showers and birthday parties, too.

I can’t wait until you make this Addictive Cookie Butter Puppy Chow Recipe!

This Halloween Puppy Chow is certain to be amazing!

If you want to take a break from the sweet, this Fall Chex Mix is delicious as well.

I love the flavor of this Candy Corn Puppy Chow!

This Grinch Puppy Chow Recipe is literally one of the best flavors for Christmas.

Love the taste of Carrot Cake? Don’t miss this Carrot Cake Puppy Chow Recipe.

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What are some other great Valentine’s snack mix ideas?

Where do I even start? I’m pretty much obsessed with all things sweet and treats so I would suggest this Valentine Chex Mix Recipe and these 20 Valentine Sweet Treats For Your Sweetie (or friends!).

What makes Valentine’s Day treats so much fun to make and share?

Valentine’s Day treats can be an enjoyable way to express affection for those we care about. The activity of planning and making a special something for a loved one not only brings pleasure but also provides a connection in the shared process of creation.

As treats are usually tasty delights, what could be more enjoyable than being able to share something that has been crafted with love?

Preparing Valentines Day treats may even provide an opportunity to build upon a family tradition, as recipes passed down from generation to generation can offer further insight into why Valentine’s Day is recognized so profoundly.

Furthermore, making these treats is a fantastic way of involving others, no matter if they are family, friends, or colleagues; it is certainly an excellent means of fostering better relationships on this special day.

Why is puppy chow dessert so addictive?

Puppy chow dessert, otherwise known as “Muddy Buddies,” is a mixture of crunchy cereal enveloped in a layer of chocolate and peanut butter. This unique combination of flavors and textures makes it an incredibly addictive snack.

Additionally, the sweet taste and smooth texture of puppy chow entice people to consume more than they intended. The sweet sugar combined with the creamy chocolate produces an irresistible treat that is difficult to resist.

Given its incredible taste and ability to stimulate pleasure centers in the brain, it is easy to understand why puppy chow dessert has earned its status as one of the most irresistible treats today.

What are fun ways to gift homemade treats on Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to give homemade treats as gifts. For friends and family, one of the most rewarding ways to gift a homemade treat is to include a special note or message.

This allows the recipient to feel the sentimentality and thoughtfulness of your gift. Other creative ways of gifting homemade treats could include arranging them in beautiful packaging or creating special containers for them.

Additionally, for more creative ideas, you could strive to make the treat look as attractive as possible and experiment with different color combinations or designs.

Crafting labels can also add a personalized touch and demonstrate that extra effort was put into this particular Valentine’s Day gesture.

How do I store puppy chow dessert?

Storing puppy chow dessert adequately is important in order to ensure maximum freshness and flavor. To keep the sweet treat from going stale, it should be stored in an airtight container or plastic bag.

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Valentine Puppy Chow Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Valentine Puppy Chow Recipe is so good and easy to make!


  • 6 cups of Rice Chex
  • 12-ounce of white candy melts
  • 3/4 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup of boxed White Cake Mix
  • 1⁄2 cup of Valentine’s Sprinkles
  • large brown paper bag


Put the rice cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.

Put the powdered sugar, cake mix, ad 1/4 cup of the sprinkles into the bag. Set aside.

Using a microwave safe bowl, melt the candy melts per the directions on the package. Once melted, pour it over the Chex cereal and fold gently to mix. Once coated, add 1/4 cup of the sprinkles and then dump into the brown bag. Close the top and shake to coat.

Once coated, pour out onto a lined baking pan. Once dry it's ready to eat!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 392Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 227mgCarbohydrates: 85gFiber: 1gSugar: 49gProtein: 2g

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Monday 8th of February 2021

That looks delicious!

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