Lemon Puppy Chow
I’m guessing most people are familiar with puppy chow – chex mix coated in a mixture of chocolate and peanut butter then covered in powdered sugar. But I’m also guessing that you’ve never tried a lemon version! This lemon puppy chow is a recipe that’s perfect for Summer. It has a bright citrus flavor, but it has the same texture and addictive nature of regular puppy chow. I couldn’t seem to stop eating it! Everyone I’ve shared it with has felt the same way – this stuff is so good! You can bet that I’ll be making this again and I hope you try it and enjoy it as much as we did. But I’m warning you – you should only make this if you have plenty of people to share it with – it’s too dangerous otherwise!
Lemon Puppy Chow
- 10 cups rice Chex
- 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 4 tsp lemon zest
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- Pour the cereal into a large bowl and set aside. Combine the white chocolate, butter, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a medium sized microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval, until smooth.
- Pour the white chocolate mixture over the cereal and gently stir until the cereal is evenly coated. Transfer the cereal into a gallon size ziploc bag, add the powdered sugar and shake until cereal is evenly coated.
from Somewhat Simple
my college friends & i would always make puppy chow. last week one of the girls was visiting me and we made puppy chow brownies. guess i know what i need to make next!
This looks sooo yummy. A really interesting twist on regular puppy chow.
YUM!!! This would be something I would love.
Love this! The lemon makes these seem like a lighter take on puppy chow, so I can tell myself that I’m not eating boatloads of white chocolate & sugar 🙂
I am seriously in love with this idea. GENIUS, Megan!!
Love this recipe – so creative! I love puppy chow and love lemon desserts so I know this must taste amazing – great idea! 🙂
This looks irresistible! I will be making this stat!
Ohhh my. This got my attention. I bet it sure is addicting!
Oh my is right! This definitely captured my attention. I really enjoy puppy chow. But I also love light lemony sweet goodness and this sounds like a total winner. Adding this to my to-do list!
Love this idea! Perfect for those of us with nut allergies who can’t do normal puppy chow.
This sounds so good! A perfect movie snack:-)
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This is a great twist to traditional puppy chow!
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this is my new favorite party food!! it was a big hit at our family reunion today 🙂
Just made this. I was a bit worried because it didn’t look like there was enough chocolate to coat the cereal, but I kept stirring and it turned out fantastic! It reminds us of the old lemon shortbread cookies! Delicious!!
I’m so glad you liked this, and that it turned out well! 🙂
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Just made these and they are awesome! I added just a little sprinkle of citric acid to the chocolate to take down the sweetness of it.
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I want to make 3 different kinds of puppy chow for my son’s birthday party and was wondering how far in advance I could make them and have it keep its crunch ?
At least a few days should be fine I would think.
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I made these this morning and was super excited, they tasted yummy. I did let them cool on a cookie sheet before storing them in an airtight container, however, just a few hours later they were stale and chewy, Can someone please let me know what I did wrong? Thanks!