Introduction: How to Make Mutt Chow (Puppy Chow and Trail Mix)

This delicious snack, “Mutt Chow”, is easy to make and appealing to all ages. Whether you are looking for a sweet and salty snack to make for your family or serve at a party, this mix takes less than 20 minutes to prepare and is difficult to resist. “Mutt Chow” is a combination of trail mix covered in peanut butter and nutella! We decided to combine Trail Mix and Puppy Chow in order to create a unique combination that we could not find anywhere else. We hope you find our instruction set informative and helpful! Enjoy!

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Ingredients Needed:

  • 4 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • ½ Cup of Nutella
  • 1½ Cup of Peanut Butter
  • ¼ Cup of Margarine
  • 1 Teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon extract
  • 2 ½ Cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup of peanuts
  • 1 cup of raisins
  • 3 Cup of small pretzels

Supplies Needed:

  • 1 Large mixing bowls
  • 1 Large mixing pan
  • Small microwave safe bowl
  • Small and Large spoon
  • Refrigerator
  • Measuring cup
  • 1000 watt microwave
  • Foil

Step 1: Measure Dry Ingredients

  • Measure Chex cereal, raisins, pretzels, peanuts, and chocolate candies
  • Place into Large mixing pan and set aside

Step 2: Measure Wet Ingredients

  • Put peanut butter, chocolate chips, margarine, and vanilla in the microwave safe bowl

Step 3: Microwave Wet Ingredients

Caution: Bowl will be HOT after microwaving, use an oven mitt to avoid burns

  • Microwave ingredients for one minute, then stir

Step 4: Add Nutella

  • Add 1/2 cup Nutella to melted ingredients and microwave for 45 more seconds, or until melted completely.

Step 5: Mix the Wet and Dry Ingredients

  • Stir melted mixture, pour over dry mix, and mix with the larger spoon.

Step 6: Add the Powdered Sugar

  • Slowly sprinkle 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar evenly over the mixture

Step 7: Stir

  • Stir completely until all of the mixture is evenly covered in powdered sugar

Step 8: Refrigerate

  • Cover large bowl with foil and allow to cool in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes
  • Enjoy!