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A clear mason jar filled with puppy chow snacks.

Vegan Puppy Chow

This vegan take on a classic recipe is filled with peanut butter, chocolate, powdered sugar, and crispy cereal! 

Course Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Vegan
Keyword chocolate covered cereal, puppy chow, vegan puppy chow
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 360 kcal
Author Alex Meyer, MA


  • 7 cups of a chex-like cereal choose rice or corn to make it gluten-free
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 cups powdered sugar


  1. Microwave the chocolate chips, peanut butter, and vegan butter all together in one bowl (microwave for 30 sec increments until it is completely combined and smooth). Stir in the vanilla extract.

  2. Put the cereal in a separate bowl.

  3. Pour the chocolate-peanut butter mixture over the cereal and mix.

  4. Separate the cereal into two separate gallon re-sealable bags.

  5. Start with 1/3 cup of powdered sugar in each bag and shake (if not white yet, keep adding sugar until desired appearance).

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Vegan Puppy Chow
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 316mg14%
Potassium 203mg6%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 745IU15%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 12.3mg68%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.