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Puppy Chow (Muddy Buddies) | vegan + gluten free

This puppy chow recipe is classic, basic, easy, and a delicious holiday treat. We opt for vegan butter and chocolate chips, but the flavor is just as delicious!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 26 servings


  • Microwave
  • Bowl


  • 9 cups chex cereal rice or corn
  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter myokos brand
  • 2 cups chocolate chips enjoy life brand
  • 2-4 cups powdered sugar or coconut sugar


  • Mix together vegan butter, peanut butter and chocolate in microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave on high 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until smooth.
  • Pour entire box of chex cereal into large mixing bowl.
  • Pour chocolate peanut mixture over chex cereal.
  • Mix gently with large spoon until cereal is evenly covered.
  • Transfer mixture to large plastic bag.
  • Add powdered sugar to bag.
  • Mix until cereal is well coated with powdered sugar.



Feel free to swap rice Chex for corn, wheat, or a combination. 
Keyword chex, chocolate, christmas, gluten free, holidays, muddy buddies, puppy chow, reindeer chow, vegan