Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Wow. People are crazy when it comes to Nutella- that stuff has a legit cult following!
While I do think it's good, I can never use it in the way the commercials suggest, like on toast in the morning- it's just too sweet for that. Thus, I decided to make good use of it by just adding even more sugar to it, and making......

What you'll need:
4 cups Crispix 
1/2 cup Nutella
1/2 semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup powdered sugar
1 paper grocery bag

How to make it happen:
1. Set up a double boiler to melt your chocolate chips with your Nutella. (You can try to microwave it, but just make sure not to bake the heck out of your chocolate in there or else it'll seize up). Adding the chocolate chips to the Nutella is purely to harden it up a bit so you don't have a super melty mess on your hands!
2. Dump it in with your Crispix, and stir gently. Crispix are better than Chex simple because they're stronger, so you're less likely to just have smashed pieces of puppy chow.
3. Dump half of your powdered sugar in the bowl and lightly mix, before tossing it all in the paper bag with the other half of the sugar. Why? This way you won't lose too much chocolate sticking to the sides of the bag, since it'll already have a little sugar coating!
4. Throw in the fridge, and enjoy!

Mmm-mm good, right? I brought it into work yesterday and people ate it in a heartbeat!
(not a Nutella fan? just sub the Nutella for peanut butter!)

Are you a Nutella cult member?
If so, you've got to try this!

xo, lp


  1. This looks absolutely delish...I'm practically drooling over my computer :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  2. Mmmmmmmmmm that sure does look good. I agree about Nutella in the morning, too sweet for me! But this looks fantastic!

  3. I made this over this summer and it was a big hit! So yummy!


  4. Um, YUM! My roommate is absolutely obsessed with Nutella. I should probably surprise her with this!

    The Glossy Life

  5. not gonna lie, your hint photo of "give it a shake" had me thinking chicken, not puppy chow. LOVE. PUPPY. CHOW.

  6. Genius! Puppy chow and nutella, two of my favorite things combined. I'm actually about to post a recipe I found for Nutella Fudge... Hello cavities! haha WORTH IT!

  7. Oh my, this looks divine Lauren! Puppy chow is already good, but Nutella puppy chow sounds so much better!


  8. Yum! Great idea with the paper bag! I recently made pumpkin spice puppy chow and made the biggest mess trying to get it all mixed up.

  9. howwwww did i miss this at work? definitely making for a holiday party

  10. Yum! This looks great. I need to try it!

  11. Ohmigosh, I didn't even think to use Nutella. This is brilliant! I'm so glad to be your newest follower, love your blog:)


  12. This looks awesome. How many chocolate chips? The recipe just says 1/2... 1/2 a bag?

    1. Oh gosh good catch! It is 1/2 cup, I'll be sure to go and change that. Thanks for bringing that up! xo laura


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