The kids love puppy chow and so does my sister, Laurie. Once in awhile, I make a special batch up to take to Laurie because I know she won't make it herself and she LOVES it.
At Christmastime, I made both the traditional and a gluten free/casein free batch. They didn't last long. I know it's not a 'family recipe', but definitely one that I think the kids will make again and again when they leave home. I love the fact that it is so easily converted for Evan. He likes his snackies too.
I had fun with this page. A little more cutesy than some of my other pages, but I decided that I'm not going to be concerned about all the pages being the same style in the cookbook. I think they should reflect my mood rather than a template. I want them to have something that is uniquely from Mom. :)
Which do you like better?
Here's my page with a couple more elements. I added a red scallop edge border and a sun.
Here's the Recipe:
9 cups Rice Chex Cereal
1/2 cup Skippy Natural Peanut Butter
1 cup Enjoy Life mini chocolate chips
1/4 cup Earth Balance (stick)
1 tsp gfcf vanilla
1 1/2 cups powered sugar
Measure cereal and put into large mixing bowl. In a microwavable bowl, add peanut butter, butter and chocolate chips. Microwave about 1 minute or so until ingredients start to melt and can be stirred together until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal-coating evenly.
Add powdered sugar slowly and carefully mix until all the cereal is coated. (You can do this last step in a 2 gallon baggie and then shake until coated.)
**To make traditional Puppy Chow just add your peanut butter, cereal, butter, vanilla and chocolate chips of choice. :)
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