Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Peppermint Puppy Chow

I absolutely love all the different peppermint flavored chocolate and other goodies that come out during the Christmas season.  I could sit down with a bag of peppermint kisses and they would be gone within the hour.

So when I found this recipe for peppermint flavored puppy chow (an already scrumptious treat) I couldn't resist trying it out!

And I am really glad I did.  It took all the restraint I could gather not to sit down and eat the whole bag right after I made it.

Peppermint Puppy Chow
Recipe Adapted from: What's Cooking, Love?

5 Cups Chex Cereal
1 10oz Bag of Candy Cane Hershey's Kisses
1 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar
1/2 Cup Crushed Candy Canes

Crush the candy canes (4-5) and have them ready in a small bowl.

Measure out the powdered sugar and place it in a separate bowl.

Measure out 5 cups of Chex cereal and put into a large bowl.

Unwrap all the kisses and place them into a microwave safe bowl.  Microwave for about 45 seconds and stir until completely melted.  (If they aren't melted enough microwave for 15 second intervals until they are.)

Pour melted chocolate over the Chex cereal and stir until cereal is completely covered.  

Put half of the powdered sugar into a plastic baggie, then dump the cereal into the bag.  Pour the remaining powdered sugar over top the the cereal.  Seal the bag and shake it up until all the cereal is coated.  Pour the crushed candy canes into the bag and shake.

That's all there is to it!  This is so simple to make, but so delicious!  Enjoy your holidays!  :)