Puppy Chow Krispie Treats

These peanut butter Puppy Chow Krispie Treats are such a fun and yummy dessert! Puppy chow meets everyone’s favorite marshmallow snack in this simple dessert recipe!

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Puppy Chow Rice Krispie Treats

Here I am, almost going on a full week with my kitchen in shambles.  It is still “technically” operable, but who wants to cook in a construction zone…

I mean, I could possibly get the vanilla confused with battery acid or something and poison my whole family and die without ever seeing my new cabinets.

Well, I guess my husband isn’t officially using battery acid for any aspect of the remodel, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

 

Also, speaking of my husband, remember back when we talked about his carpenter jeans?  Well, I guess he got embarrassed that I made fun of them.  So you wanna know what he went and did?

If you’re gonna say he went to Macy’s and bought some brand new denim, well, you’d be wrong.  He didn’t even go to Kohls.

What he DID do, however, was repurpose said carpenter jeans without my prior knowledge or approval.

Let’s take a gander as he empties out our pantry…

So there you see, folks…he has just done the impossible.  He took an already bad fashion choice and made it worse by leaps and bounds.

Not only are denim shorts bad, but they are cut-off, carpenter jean, denim shorts.

 

Lord, please. Let this kitchen be done soon, so I can dispose of these shorts and never ever think of my husband in this way again. Ever.

Oh yeah, and to also have my oven back.

The end.

 

Now, let’s talk about important stuff…

Puppy Chow Krispie Treats.

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Puppy Chow is a delicious snack mix that a neighbor of mine makes for parties.  Some people call them Muddy Buddies.  Whatever you call it, it’s Rice Chex cereal coated in chocolate and peanut butter and dusted in powdered sugar.

I took the same idea and turned it into a Krispie.

 

I was going to use Chex instead of Rice Krispies but when I told my son what I was doing, he strongly disagreed.  He told me that Chex in a krispie bar is no good and if bitten at the wrong angle you could basically stab the inside of your mouth.

Well then.

I certainly don’t want any mouth stabbing incidents on my conscience, so I took his advice and went with Rice Krispies.

It worked out well.

How to Make The Best Rice Krispie Treats

All you have to do is melt some chocolate…

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Then add your cereal…

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And I added in some whole marshmallows for added measure.  I mean, isn’t the defining characteristic of a kripie treat the marshmallows?  Ok, maybe it’s the krispies, but marshmallows are a definite second.

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After I spread that into the pan I gave it a good healthy dose of powdered sugar.

For prosperity.

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Then I ate.

About 15.

I have no self control.

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Puppy Chow Krispie Treats

  • Author: Shelly
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 20 squares 1x
  • Category Category: Dessert
  • Method Method: Stove
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

These peanut butter Puppy Chow Krispie Treats are such a fun and yummy dessert! Puppy chow meets everyone’s favorite marshmallow snack in this simple dessert recipe!


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 4 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/23/4 cup sifted powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Line a 9×9 pan with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Over a double boiler, melt chocolate chips. When melted, remove from heat and stir in peanut butter until incorporated.
  3. Stir in your crispy rice cereal until it’s evenly coated with chocolate/peanut butter mixture.
  4. Stir in your miniature marshmallows.
  5. Press into prepared pan.
  6. Sift powdered sugar over top of krispie treats evenly.
  7. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes until chocolate is set.
  8. Cut into squares and serve at room temperature.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Jenalee
Jenalee
June 28, 2015 5:57 pm

I was just scrolling down not reading and then I saw those shorts-oh heavens no! Ha. I felt bad laughing so hard about his shorts so I was glad to go back and read you weren’t letting this fashion no-no go unspoken. 🙂 not to worry though- I have a plan: feed him lots and lots of the puppy chow Rice Krispies and then the Shorts won’t fit him anymore. “Sorry honey, time to donate (to someone else who makes unfortunate clothing choices :)”

Angies Southern Ktichen
February 11, 2013 10:56 pm

Your pin on this is not working for Pinterest….I want to post this wonderful thing! Please! Thanks

Ela
Ela
January 31, 2013 12:54 am

Thanks for the recipe! I tried your recipe today. I like it. Next time I will try to do 1cup semi-sweet and 1 cup milk chocolate to add a little bit more sweetness and more marshmallow. I will definitely try the other rice krispies recipes you have. Thanks again!

Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke Photography
September 24, 2012 11:24 pm

wow–delicious!!!

Sue
Sue
September 24, 2012 12:39 pm

These were wonderful! I added a bit more marshmellows. Will make for my chrurch’s bake sale.
Thanks for sharing this recipe!

Allie
Allie
September 23, 2012 5:56 pm

Just made these for our football spread…delicious!!! And super easy, too. :^)

sweetsugarbelle
August 7, 2012 1:12 am

Golly wow, these look AHMAZING…ad for the shorts, no comment, LOL!

Stuart
Stuart
August 5, 2012 12:43 pm

How simple are these? But they look so delicious – they put my krispie treats to shame!!

Amanda
August 4, 2012 7:54 pm

WOW – my daughter is going to freak out when she sees these! She is a puppy chow fanatic, can’t wait to show her 🙂

Patricia Peterson
August 4, 2012 3:46 pm

I’ve nominated you for a “Very Inspiring Blogger Award”. Come and check it out at:
http://www.twogirlscookingblog.com/2012/08/very-inspiring-blogger-award/
Patricia

Colleen, The Smart Cookie Cook
August 4, 2012 3:09 pm

Hahaha, oh my, your poor husband! You should buy him some new shorts. On another note, these puppy chow krispie treats are genius! I can’t believe I never thought of that before.

Lindsay @ The Live-In Kitchen
August 4, 2012 8:56 am

Haha, my husband does the same thing with his jeans, except he’s a “skinny jean” kinda guy! Its just that much funnier. I have a ton of marshmallows I need to use up and I will definitely be making these bars soon!

Lauri
August 4, 2012 12:54 am

These sound so good!! I love puppy chow and this is a great take on it. I’ve never seen anything like it.

Joanne
August 3, 2012 5:59 pm

I would have no self control if my kitchen was in shambles either. Plus, these just look really good.

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious
August 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Oh goodness! You have no idea how badly I want this right now!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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