Peanut Butter Puppy Chow gets a makeover with Captain Crunch Cereal and peanut butter chips for an easy make ahead dessert!
about this peanut butter puppy chow
You can never go wrong with chocolate peanut butter puppy chow! Old and young alike devour it. Then proceed to go off on a sugar high for the next six hours. My favorite pieces were the massive ones stuck together with enough powdered sugar coating them that it makes you cough when you inhale. Yes, you know you all have done that. Instant sugar high into instant cough attack.
While growing up, I loved Captain Crunch cereal so I decided to combine two of my favorites into an easy dessert for a crowd! It is an easy make ahead dessert.
ingredients you’ll need for this peanut butter puppy chow
- Peanut Butter Captain Crunch
- Captain Crunch, regular
- Peanut Butter Chips
- Chocolate Chips
- Natural Peanut Butter
- Powdered Sugar
how to make the best puppy chow
Puppy Chow is quite simple to make and it is an easy dessert for kids to make!
- Melt: We start by melting the peanut butter chips, milk chocolate chips, and butter together in a double boiler or in the microwave on 50% power until chips are melted and butter is fully incorporated.
- Stir in peanut butter.
- Shake or Mix: Place cereal in a large bowl or large paper bag, and pour chocolate mixture over. Gently shake or mix to coat all of the cereal. Once all coated add the powdered sugar and stir gently again to fully coat all the cereal.
- Cool: Once cooled add in extra peanut butter chips and Serve!
how to store this peanut butter puppy chow
The best way to store this peanut butter puppy chow is in a sealed container for 3-4 days.
can you make this chocolate peanut butter ahead of time?
Yes! This is the perfect make ahead dessert for a crowd. You can prepare this chocolate dessert a day or two ahead of time, store in a sealed container and serve when desired.
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