Dark Chocolate Peppermint Puppy Chow
Your favorite Chex Mix got a Christmas makeover--this Christmas Puppy Chow has the peppermint chocolate combo that the holidays are made of! Add some festive red and green M&M's to really get festive!
- 8 c Rice Chex cereal
- 2 c dark chocolate chips separated: 1 2/3 c, 1/3 c
- 1 T butter or coconut oil
- 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
- 1/3 c mint M&Ms optional
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/3 c powdered sugar
In a medium sized bowl, add rice chex and set aside.
Combine butter, 1 2/3 c dark chocolate chips, peppermint and vanilla over medium heat. Stir constantly until melted.
Pour mixture over Chex and stir to combine and evenly coat cereal.
Allow to cool for a few minutes.
Add mixture to a large ziploc bag and add powdered sugar. Shake well to coat.
Transfer back to bowl and chill for about 10-15 minutes before serving.
Toss in 1/3 dark chocolate chips and M&M's if desired before serving.
Store in an air tight container.
Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 6mg