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Birthday Cake Puppy Chow Recipe (Muddy Buddy Recipe)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
33 mins

Festive and fun, Birthday Cake Puppy Chow is like a party in a bowl!

Course: snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: muddy buddies, puppy chow
Servings: 12
Calories: 367 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 6 cups chex cereal
  • 12 ounces chopped white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  1. Pour the cereal in a large bowl and set aside.

  2. Place the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and heat in the microwave at high power for 30 seconds. Stir and continue to melt in the microwave at 30 second increments until smooth.

  3. Stir the frosting, almond extract, vanilla and a pinch of salt into the chocolate. Heat for an additional 20 seconds and stir until smooth.

  4. Pour the frosting over the cereal and add half the sprinkles. Toss to combine.

  5. Add half the cereal to a zip top bag. Top with half the powdered sugar and the remaining sprinkles. Add the remaining cereal and powdered sugar to the bag, seal and shake until coated.

  6. Spread the puppy chow on a large baking sheet in an even layer to dry for 20 minutes.

  7. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

Recipe Notes

Puppy Chow recipe can be made up to 48 hours in advance and stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts
Birthday Cake Puppy Chow Recipe (Muddy Buddy Recipe)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 220mg10%
Potassium 199mg6%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 340IU7%
Vitamin C 4.1mg5%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 9.6mg53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.