For all the non-Midwesterners reading this, puppy chow is NOT dog food.
If you grew up in the Midwest, chances are you’ve eaten puppy chow (AKA muddy buddies) at least once.
I mean, the combination of peanut butter, chocolate, and powdered sugar is 💯 — and, as it turns out, some people are taking it to the next level.
Banana Cream Pie Muddy Buddies
Making puppy chow with a box of banana cream pudding might sound weird, but this clever shortcut gives it a nostalgic flavor that'll bring you right back to your childhood. Get the recipe here.
No-Bake Muddy Buddy Cookies
OK, so this recipe might not be traditional, but puppy chow in cookie form is legit. Get the recipe here.
Cookies ‘N’ Cream Muddy Buddies
Making puppy chow with crushed Oreo cookies and white chocolate is a serious game changer. Get the recipe here.
Cap’n Crunch Peanut Butter Puppy Chow
Cap'n Crunch + peanut butter + puppy chow = absolute perfection. Get the recipe here.
Chocolate Churro Muddy Buddies
Puppy chow coated in cinnamon sugar is the unexpected (but completely delicious) treat you never knew you needed. Get the recipe here.
Vanilla Coconut Muddy Buddies
This ~tropical~ take on puppy chow uses coconut cream pudding mix instead of powdered sugar. Get the recipe here.
Salted Caramel Rolo Muddy Buddies
Store-bought caramel sauce and Rolo candies turns this puppy chow recipe into something completely different. Get the recipe here.
Chocolate Cherry Cordial Muddy Buddies