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Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe

Halloween is a holiday of tricks and treats but the treats are the most important aspect. We all have our own traditions and preferences but the one thing we all have in common is the treats aspect. There are premade treats that we all enjoy but there are also homemade recipes for Halloween parties. In fact, you can make one of the easiest Halloween treats right now, you just need a Halloween puppy chow recipe. Puppy chow is a fun name for chocolate covered Chex Mix. Of course, it is just the cereal part of the mix, but it is one of the easiest and most delicious treats you can make. A Halloween puppy chow recipe is the perfect way to make Halloween treats at home for family, friends or as Halloween party recipes.

Make this Halloween puppy chow recipe for a fun and festive Halloween party recipe that both kids and adults will enjoy! Halloween Party Recipes | Halloween Snack Recipes | Recipes for Halloween | Snack Recipes for Fall | Fall Treat Recipes | Halloween Puppy Chow Chex Mix Recipe | Check Mix Snack Ideas #halloween #puppychow

Puppy chow has become a popular snack because of how easy it is to make. The basic recipe has you microwaving some chocolate, peanut butter, and butter, mix it with Chex Mix cereal and cover it in powdered sugar. That’s all there is to it.

You have a delicious treat that requires truly little effort to make. But easy recipes offer a lot of room for customization, for growth.

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Finished on a Platter

That is why you can find themed puppy chow recipes as well. There are surely recipes for Christmas, Fourth of July, Birthday, Thanksgiving, New Years, and each one will be slightly different.

You can start with this Halloween puppy chow recipe and then start experimenting from there. 

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Ingredients on a Counter

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Ingredients

This recipe requires a lot of the basics, but we will be taking things even further. The recipe is still easy to put together, so no need to worry there.

You will need the basics like Chex Mix, chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter. But we want to make this a treat filled snack mix so we will be adding things to it.

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Bowl Filled with Chocolate Chips, Butter, and Peanut Butter

You will need vanilla, mini pretzel balls, and candy corn is necessary for Halloween. In fact, let’s get in full Halloween swing with things like Halloween Oreos, Reese’s Pieces, and Halloween sprinkles.

Just don’t forget the powdered sugar and to spice things up,we will use brownie mix. 

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Bowl Filled with Melted Chocolate

Ingredients List

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Chex Mix in a Bowl with Chocolate Being Poured Over It

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Directions

Pour Chex cereal into a large bowl and set aside.

In a microwave-proof bowl, combine the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter. Microwave for 30-120 seconds at a time stirring every 30 seconds until the chocolate chips are completely melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla. 

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Chex Mix in a Bag Covered in Chocolate

Pour the chocolate mixture over the Chex cereal and gently stir to coat, trying

not to crush the cereal.

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Close Up of Chex Mix Cereal Covered in Chocolate and Powdered Sugar

In two-gallon size Ziploc baggies pour the powder sugar onto one and the brownie mix into the other. Divide the Chocolate covered Chex mix between the two baggies and then seal and shake to evenly coat all of the cereal.

Spread the cereal out of parchment paper to let the chocolate firm up a bit, for about 20 minutes in the freezer.

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Overhead View of Puppy Chow on a Platter Surrounded by Candy and Cookies

In a large bowl, combine the chocolate coated cereal with pretzel balls, candy corn, Oreo pieces, Reese’s pieces & Halloween sprinkles. Store in an airtight container.

(I doubled the batch to give as individual treats for a party)

Halloween Puppy Chow Recipe Finished on a Platter with Treat Bags in the Background

Halloween Puppy Chow

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Time in the Freezer 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 4 People

Ingredients
  

  • 10 Cups Chex Cereal
  • 1 1/2 Cups Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1 12oz Bag Mini Pretzel Balls
  • 1 13oz Bag Mini Candy Corn
  • 1 Lb Halloween Oreos Slightly Chopped
  • 1 1/2 Cup Reese's Pieces
  • Halloween Sprinkles Any Sprinkles Will Do
  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Brownie Mix Your Choice of Brand

Instructions
 

  • Pour Chex cereal into a large bowl and set aside.
  • In a microwave-proof bowl, combine the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter. Microwave for 30-120 second at a time, stirring every 30 seconds until the chocolate chips are completely melted and smooth. Stir in the vanilla.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture over the Chex cereal and gently stir to coat, trying not to crush the cereal.
  • Pour the powdered sugar into a gallon-sized Ziploc and the brownie mix in another gallon-sized Ziploc baggie and divide the chocolate covered Chex cereal into the baggies. Seal the baggies making sure you leave plenty of air in the bags.
  • Shake the baggies to evenly coat the Chex cereal.
  • Spread the cereal out on parchment paper to let the chocolate firm up a bit, for about 20 minutes in the freezer.
  • In a large bowl, combine the chocolate coated cereal with pretzel balls, candy corn, Oreo pieces, Reese's Pieces, and Halloween sprinkles. Store in airtight container.

Make this Halloween puppy chow recipe for a fun and festive Halloween party recipe that both kids and adults will enjoy! Halloween Party Recipes | Halloween Snack Recipes | Recipes for Halloween | Snack Recipes for Fall | Fall Treat Recipes | Halloween Puppy Chow Chex Mix Recipe | Check Mix Snack Ideas #halloween #puppychow

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