Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Valentine's Treat: Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow

 Pretty pink Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow is a great go-to snack!
Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow
Are you already making plans for Valentine's Day?
If you would like to make some festive treats for the holiday, check out today's
Tasty Treats Tuesday post!
Tasty Treats Tuesday
I'll be honest, I had never made Puppy Chow in my life...until this year! And now I am hooked, y'all! I am not a peanut butter fan, so I never saw the lure of Puppy Chow; but now that my eyes have been opened to all the yummy possibilities, I am a believer. It's one of the easiest treats to make, and so versatile (almost as versatile as bacon!).

Today's version is perfectly pink for Valentine's Day: Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow

Don't they look delicious!?! Want to learn how to make some for your next snack? Great! Here is how I made my


  • 9 cups Chex Cereal (I used a mix of Rice and Corn cereal)
  • 1/4 cup White Chocolate Chips
  • 2 cups (entire bag) Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips (I picked up these lovelies at Target this week on clearance...I think they are seasonal, so hurry and pick some up!)
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar


Pour measured Chex cereal into a lage bowl.
In microwavable bowl, microwave peppermint crunch baking chips, butter, and white chocolate chips on High for 1 minute.

Stir. Microwave again for about 30 seconds (or until mixture can be stirred smooth).

Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into large re-sealable plastic bag with the powdered sugar. Seal bag and shake gently to coat the cereal/chocolate mixture with sugar. Once cereal/chocolate mixture is well covered in powdered sugar, pour contents of bag onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper.
Valentines Day Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow

Once cool, pour into a fun serving dish and set in front of your friends...or store in an airtight container to enjoy at a later time.

Not ready for Valentine's Day yet? How about serving this yummy Peppermint Crunch Puppy Chow at your Super Bowl Party! (Remember the Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips are most likely a seasonal item, so don't wait too long to grab a couple bags from the store) Happy treat making y'all!


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