Puppy Chow Recipe (aka Muddy Buddies)

When we say you can make anything with ghee – we mean it! This gluten free snack is popular with kids and adults alike, and to sweeten the deal (pun intended), you can also make it dairy free with our delicious clarified ghee butter!

Flavor Variations

You can never go wrong with this classic recipe, but you can also get creative with different ingredients for a unique twist. Here are a few ideas on ways you can dress up your puppy chow:

  • S’mores muddy buddies. Add mini marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate chips.
  • Cookies and cream. Puppy chow mixed with crushed Oreos.
  • Nutella. Self-explanatory!
  • Your favorite candy bar. Add mini Reese’s, Butterfinger, Snickers, Heath Bars, or M&M’s.  

How to Store

Puppy chow can be stored in an airtight container in the pantry. You can also store refrigerate or freeze to prolong shelf life.

Yield: 4 Cups

Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies)

Puppy Chow Recipe

A deliciously sweet snack perfect for kids and adults!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1/8 cup Gheeluxe Clarified Butter
  • 4 cups rice or corn cereal squares
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Melt ghee, peanut butter and chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Stir until combined.
  3. Add cereal and carefully stir until evenly coated. Allow mixture to cool slightly.
  4. Add powdered sugar to a large resealable plastic bag, then add cereal and shake until well combined.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

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