Lemon Puppy Chow recipe

Lemon Puppy Chow recipe

We made this Lemon Puppy Chow last year and it was COMPLETELY delicious!  Who says you can’t have Puppy Chow all year long?!  :)  ENJOY!

Lemon Puppy Chow

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  • 9 c rice Chex cereal
  • 1 and 1/4 c white vanilla baking chips
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 4 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 c powdered sugar



Measure the cereal into a large bowl and set aside.


In a 2 qt microwaveable bowl, micro chips, butter, lemon peel and juice, uncovered on high for 1 minute; stir.


Keep microwaving about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be mixed smooth.


Then pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.


Next pour into a 2 gallon resealable plastic food storage bag.


Add powdered sugar, seal bag; gently shake until well coated.


Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool.


Store in an airtight container.

source: http://www.food.com/recipe/chex-lemon-buddies-443617


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  • OMG, this is new to me.

    Lemony chex mix?

    I'm so in!

    • It's A-MAZING! :) Hope you enjoy it if you make it!! :)

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  • I've never had lemon flavored puppy chow, it sounds delish.

  • Yummo! I make a similar one with lemon pudding!:D

  • Found your blog via Diana Rambles. I've never heard of puppy chow (I'm English). When I clicked on the link I genuinely thought it was homemade dog food! It's sounds delicious :)

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  • Jeni

    Yummy! I love anything lemon!

  • Thank you for sharing over at http://www.onemoretimeevent.com this sounds so good….YUM

  • Sounds delicious! Thanks so much for linking up at Give Me The Goods Monday! Can't wait to see what you bring next week! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof

  • This sounds absolutely delicious!

  • Oh my YUMMMM! I have always enjoyed "puppy chow" that one of my co-workers brings during the holidays…..but I REALLY love lemon….can't wait to give this a try….you've been pinned!
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  • Shelley

    Mmm, this looks so good! I wish I hadn't eaten my left over (from another recipe) white chocolate chips now…I have everything else to make this!! I am visiting from the party at From Dream To Reality!

    Thanks for sharing your recipe!!


  • What a great flavor choice!!

  • I've never heard of it with lemon before that sounds delish! I will have to try with the boys. Thanks!

  • Lisa

    Oh my gosh, I totally thought this was a dog food recipe, needless to say I was a little surprised when you described it as "totally delicious". ha, actually judging by the ingredients it does look delicious, I love lemon flavored stuff. Thanks for linking up at Sweet Treats & Swanky Stuff last week!

    • Haha…my family calls "Muddy Buddies," Puppy Chow. :-)

  • I really like puppy chow, it sounds even better with lemon! Thank you for sharing this on Fluster's Creative Muster Party!

    Fluster Buster

  • BethM@Under A Pile o

    Oh my!! I love lemon flavored anything! This could be so bad, but so refreshing as a summer time snack!! I'm saving this one to try!

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    Woot! You have been featured this week at Recipe Sharing Monday! The new link party is up and I'd love to see you back. Have a great week. :)

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    Come party with APIMP!

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  • Love puppy chow! (or muddy buddies, as I call them) but have never tried any flavor other than the original. Thanks so much for linking up at Martha Mondays last week! I hope you come back by this week as well : )

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  • Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes

    Thank you so much for sharing at last week’s All My Bloggy Friends :) I can’t wait to see what you share this week!

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