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This is christmas puppy chow. There is chex cereal coated in a chocolate peanut butter mixture and white powdered sugar. There is also red and green m&m candies and pretzels mixed in.
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5 from 9 votes

Christmas Puppy Chow

This Christmas Puppy Chow is sweet, salty, and absolutely delicious! This recipe is quick, easy, and a holiday treat everyone will love.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, christmas puppy chow, puppy chow
Servings: 12
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Jordan Smith


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Mixing spoon


  • ½ cup chocolate chips dark
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 5 cups chex cereal
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • ½ cup m&m’s


  • Place the cereal in a large mixing bowl.
  • Combine the peanut butter and chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Heat in the microwave, stirring every 30 second seconds until completely melted. Mix well.
  • Pour the melted peanut butter and chocolate mixture over the cereal. Stir gently (careful not to crumble the cereal) until the cereal is coated.
  • Place the powdered sugar in a gallon-sized bag.
  • Add the coated cereal into the bag. Shake well until covered with powdered sugar.
  • Dump the cereal into a bowl. Add pretzels and m&m’s. Mix well.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg