Puppy Chow Trail Mix


Yummy puppy chow and trail mix ingredients all mixed together. Great for an after-school snack or to put out at a party. Everyone will enjoy.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
30 servings


Puppy Chow:

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips, or more to taste

  • 1 cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 (17.5 ounce) package crispy rice cereal squares (such as Rice Chex ®)

  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, or to taste

Trail Mix:

  • 1 (12 ounce) can salted peanuts

  • 1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows

  • 1 (3 ounce) package sunflower seeds

  • 1 (1.69 ounce) package candy-coated milk chocolate pieces (such as M&M's®)

  • 1 (1.5 ounce) box raisins


  1. Cook and stir chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter together in a pot over low heat until melted, about 5 minutes. Place cereal squares in a bowl and pour chocolate mixture over cereal and stir until evenly coated. Add confectioners' sugar to coated cereal and stir to coat. Allow puppy chow to cool.

  2. Mix puppy chow, peanuts, marshmallows, sunflower seeds, chocolate pieces, and raisins together in a large bowl.

Cook's Note:

Corn cereal squares (such as Corn Chex(R)) can be used in place of the rice cereal squares, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
13g Fat
34g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 226mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 163mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.