Puppy Chow

Ready in minutes, this puppy chow recipe, aka Muddy Buddies is a perfect treat!

Made with fresh peanut butter made in the NutraMilk and just a few other ingredients. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 12-oz box rice Chex cereal or any square wheat cereal (~11 cups)
  • 1 + ½ cups vegan chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup peanut butter made with the NutraMilk
  • ¼ cup vegan butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • Pinch of salt, if butters are unsalted
  • 2 + ½ cups powdered sugar

For peanut butter

  • 2 cups (275g) peanuts (untoasted, unsalted)
  • pinch salt (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Start by making the peanut butter
    • Place peanuts in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 2-3 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.

  • Add cereal to a very large bowl (such as a serving bowl).
  • Divide powdered sugar amongst 2 large Ziploc bags or 1 large brown paper bag.
  • Add chocolate chips, peanut butter, vegan butter, and vanilla to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring between, until melted. Do not burn the chocolate.
  • Pour the melted chocolate over the Chex cereal. Gently stir to evenly coat all of the cereal.

  • Transfer the chocolate-coated Chex to the Ziploc bags/brown paper bag. Shake to evenly coat all of the cereal with powdered sugar.
  • Transfer puppy chow to a bowl and enjoy! Keep stored in the refrigerator. 

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by Purely Kaylie.