Anytime we are looking to make a sweet treat at home, a good puppy chow recipe is one of the first things we come up with.
Whether you call it that, or muddy buddies, there is no denying that this is one of the best desserts ever!
My family LOVES puppy chow. It never lasts very long in my house. However, I always made traditional puppy chow. I never realized how many different recipes there were.
In my search to change things up, I found so many that I am very excited to try. I gathered the best of the best and am excited to share them with you.
30 Crazy Good Puppy Chow Recipes
S’mores Muddy Buddies
Like Mother Like Daughter‘s S’mores muddy buddies are delicious and way less messy and sticky than a regular smore. My children LOVED this one.
Birthday Cake Puppy Chow
This birthday cake cookie puppy chow, from Deliciously Sprinkled, is one of my favorites, and is so festive and fun that it would go great at a birthday party.
Nutella Muddy Buddies
If you’re crazy about Nutella like I am then you are going to love this recipe, from Belle of the Kitchen. Nutella muddy buddies are sweet, chocolatey, and nutty!
Charlie Brown Mix
I can’t wait to kick back and watch some Charlie Brown with my kiddo this weekend, while eating Totally the Bomb‘s Charlie Brown mix! This Charlie brown mix has traditional puppy chow, yellow M&M’s, and zig zag chocolate pieces!
Brownie Muddy Buddies
Double up on the chocolate with this brownie muddy buddies from Fresh April Flours. It’s so good! But don’t worry it’s not too sweet. It has sugar and chocolate chips, but the unsweetened cocoa powder helps even it out.
Fun Muddy Buddies Flavors
Welcome summer with Totally the Bomb‘s lime muddy buddies! This is one of the fun muddy buddies flavors I was talking about. It is sweet, crunchy, and tart, perfect for a summer treat.
Salted Caramel Puppy Chow
Don’t wait for Fall to make The Cookie Rookie‘s yummy salted caramel puppy chow – it’s so good! Salted caramel is one of my favorite flavors.
Peanut Butter Muddy Buddies
Peanut butter lovers! Here is an amazing peanut butter muddy buddies, from Dessert Now Dinner Later, that you will adore. Peanut butter and chocolate are the best mixture.
Heath Muddy Buddy Mix
If Reese’s aren’t your thing, maybe you’ll like Your Cup of Cake‘s Heath muddy buddy mix. This Heath muddy buddy mix is crunchy, sweet, and buttery. It has always been one of my favorite candy bar.
Melted Snickers Puppy Chow
Not a fan of the Heath muddy buddy mix? Then maybe you’ll love this melted snickers puppy chow from Chef In Training. Caramel, peanuts, chocolates, it’s perfect!
Butterfinger Puppy Chow Desserts
Just in case….You can also make A Latte Food‘s Butterfinger puppy chow desserts. Peanut butter, chocolate, and butterfingers, my mouth is watering already!
Captain Crunch Puppy Chow
Try this Captain Crunch puppy chow, from With Salt and Wit. Yum! Add peanut butter peanut butter cereal, peanut butter chips, chocolate, and powdered sugar! A sweet cereal mix.
Bubble Gum Puppy Dog Chow
Baking Beauty‘s bubble gum puppy dog chow sounds like fun – don’t worry, no gum is in the actual recipe! Just the nostalgic delicious flavor of bubble gum.
How To Make Puppy Chow
Puppy Chow Eggnog
Don’t wait for Christmas to have eggnog, make Puppy Chow Eggnog snack, from Wine and Glue. Be festive all year round!
Mocha Cappuccino Mix
This mocha cappuccino mix, from Inside Bru Crew Life, sounds incredible – I can’t wait to try it! Mocha is one of the best combinations to me. It’s coffee, which is life juice, and chocolate, who could want anything more?
Lemon Muddy Buddies
If you want to stay away from Chocolate, try these lemon muddy buddies, from A Few Shortcuts. I love how sweet they are and the fresh citrus taste. It almost reminds me of the flavor of lemon cake.
Root Beer Puppy Chow Mix
Wow, there is even a root beer puppy chow mix mix! I can’t wait to make this recipe, from Tasty Kitchen. It tastes like a root beer float! So good!
Orange Creamsicle Muddy Buddies
The Gunny Sack‘s orange creamsicle muddy buddies mix sounds like a fun summertime mix. Creamy, citrusy, and delicious. I am very excited to try this.
Pink Lemonade Muddy Buddies
Also fun for summer is this pink lemonade puppy muddy buddies, from Something Swanky. It’s bright, tangy, and sweet. The perfect summer snack!
Samoa Cereal Treat
Your Cup of Cake‘s Girl Scout cookie inspired Samoa cereal treat are to die for. So good! Now I can enjoy Samoa’s even when I can’t get my hands on them!
Mint Muddy Buddies
Speaking of Girl Scout cookies, here is another one! Shugary Sweets‘ Mint Muddy Buddies is the best! They taste almost as good as Thin Mints.
Best Puppy Chow Recipes
Red Puppy Chow
Treat your Valentine to Your Cup of Cake‘s Red Puppy Chow! It tastes just like red velvet cake! Which I might add, is my favorite type of cake!
Mardi Gras Dog Chow Recipe
Celebrate Mardi Gras with Totally the Bomb‘s Mardi Gras dog chow recipe. It’s purple, green, and gold! Perfect for celebrating Mardi Gras.
St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow
Appreciate the luck of the Irish with this tasty St. Patrick’s Day puppy chow, from Gal On A Mission. While this seems like traditional puppy chow it has a fun twist. It is minty!
Easter Muddy Buddies
Whip up a batch of Frugal Momeh!‘s Easter muddy buddies while you wait for the bunny! This is pretty and delicious. I love the pastel and bright colors of the candy and puppy chow.
Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow Recipe
Pumpkin Spice all thing things… including this pumpkin spice puppy chow recipe, with this delicious idea from Sally’s Baking Addiction. The best part is it includes mallowcreme pumpkins.
Pumpkin Pie Puppy Chow
Still craving pumpkin? Try this pumpkin pie chow, from Sweet Pennies from Heaven. Now you can enjoy the flavor of pumpkin pie all year long!
Christmas Puppy Chow
Cookies aren’t the only thing Santa loves… try this yummy Christmas Puppy Chow, from Lil Luna. It is traditional puppy chow with holiday M&M’s making it a festive treat.
Peppermint Puppy Chow
Daily Dish Recipes‘ peppermint puppy chow is a great addition to cookie platters to hand out to friends and family for the holidays! Sweet, minty, festive, plus it is white and red!
Christmas Puppy Chow Recipe
Gingerbread screams Christmas to me. If you love gingerbread then you’ll love Dessert Now Dinner Later‘s Christmas puppy chow recipe while you decorate your gingerbread house.
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Are you looking for more recipes? We have so many different sweet treats ideas you will love!
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