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Pistachio Puppy Chow


Pistachio Puppy Chow

Pistachio Puppy Chow is a delightful twist on the classic snack mix that has enchanted me since childhood. My love affair with this sweet treat began at a school bake sale, where its unique flavor and crunchy texture immediately won me over. From that moment on, Pistachio Puppy Chow became a staple in my snack repertoire, a go-to for school events, family gatherings, and late-night cravings. By the time I reached high school, I had the classic recipe committed to memory, thanks to the countless batches I whipped up. Whether it’s a point of pride or just a testament to my sweet tooth, my familiarity with this recipe speaks to its place in my heart.

The classic Puppy Chow, also known as Muddy Buddies, is beloved for its simple yet irresistible combination of Rice Chex cereal, chocolate, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. However, my culinary curiosity led me to explore various flavors and combinations, and that’s when I stumbled upon the idea of Pistachio Puppy Chow. This variation incorporates the creamy richness of white chocolate or cream cheese chips, the subtle nuttiness of pistachio pudding mix, and the classic crunch of Rice Chex, all brought together with a sweetened condensed milk base. The result is a uniquely flavored snack that’s both familiar and refreshingly different.

The magic of Pistachio Puppy Chow lies in its balance of flavors and textures. The crisp cereal provides the perfect canvas for the rich, sweet coating, while the pistachio pudding mix infuses every bite with a nutty, slightly salty depth. The addition of powdered sugar adds a final touch of sweetness and ensures that each piece is perfectly coated, making every handful a delightful experience. This snack is not only delicious but also incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal effort.


1 (12 oz) box Rice Chex.

1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk.

½ cup butter, melted.

1 cup white chocolate or cream cheese chips.

1 (3.4 oz) instant pistachio pudding mix.

½ teaspoon vanilla extract.

½ teaspoon salt.

2 cups powdered sugar.


Step 1

Pour the Rice Chex into a very large bowl or a doubled clean brown paper bag. Set aside.

Step 2

In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and chips.

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