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Pumpkin-spice puppy chow

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Fall snacking

It's snack time! We have taken this classic treat and turned into the perfect fall snack.

Fall snacking

Looking for the perfect Halloween-inspired treat? This pumpkin-spice puppy chow is full of dark chocolate and cinnamon flavor. We also threw in a couple handfuls of candy corn to really pump up the Halloween volume.

Pumpkin-spice puppy chow recipe

Yields 8 cups


  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 8 cups Corn Chex
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup candy corn


  1. In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and unsalted butter. Once smooth, take it off the heat and stir in peanut butter.
  2. Add Chex to a large bowl and pour over the chocolate peanut butter mixture. Gently toss to combine.
  3. Add powdered sugar and pumpkin pie spice to a large zip-closed bag. Add in half the Chex mixture and shake to coat. Add in remaining Chex and shake to coat.
  4. Add in candy corn, shake and pour into a large bowl.

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