Holiday Treats

Puppy Chow

This year I decided that I would make some gluten free treats for everyone. I did some searching online for some new ideas. I was going to make some of my cookies or brownies but really wanted something else. About a month ago I heard that Chex® now has a gluten free option…Rice Chex®! So, I decided to make some Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies®. Who doesn’t love these little treats??

Chex® Muddy Buddies®

Ingredients

9 cups Rice Chex® cereal (gluten free)

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Preparation Directions

1. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.

2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.

3. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

I made a double batch and ended up with 40 of the bags you see in the photo above…ENJOY!!

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