Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow

Raven Higheagle


This sugary snack mix gets a festive twist with pumpkin spices and mallowcreme pumpkins. Be warned - this stuff is addicting! This recipe may easily be halved or doubled.


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Makes 10 Cups
10 Min
10 Min


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13 1/2 oz
box (about 7-8 cups) cinnamon chex
12 oz
orange candy melts or pure white chocolate
3 tsp
ground cinnamon, divided
1 1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1 c
confectioners' sugar
2 c
mallowcreme pumpkins candy*

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow


  • 1Pour the cereal into a large bowl. Set aside.
  • 2In 20 second increments, melt the candy melts or white chocolate in a medium microwave-safe bowl.
  • 3Stir after each increment until melted and completely smooth.
  • 4Stir in 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, and the pumpkin pie spice until combined.
  • 5Pour mixture over cereal and toss gently to coat each square. Be gentle, the squares break easily.
  • 6Pour the confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon into a large zipped-top bag.
  • 7Add the coated cereal and shake until each piece is coated.
  • 8Pour back into a large bowl and discard excess confectioners' sugar.
  • 9Toss in the mallowcreme pumpkins. Use 1 - 2 cups, whatever amount you prefer.
  • 10Cover and store puppy chow for up to 2 weeks.
  • 11*Instead of mallowcreme pumpkins, try adding 1 cup of Pumpkin Spice M&Ms or Candy Corn M&Ms, 1 cup of Pumpkin Spice Hershey's Kisses, 1 cup of cinnamon chips, 1/2 cup of orange sprinkles, or even 1 cup of salty pumpkin seeds (which will cut the sweetness of the snack mix).

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