Easter Bunny Puppy Chow
 
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This colorful Easter twist on the traditional puppy chow will have everyone reaching for more. Bright colors and cake flavor make this one a hit.
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 4½ cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½" pieces
  • 8 ounces bright white Candy Melts (vanilla flavored)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ⅓ cup nonpareilles sprinkles (the little round balls)
  • ¼ cup confetti sprinkles
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 bag peanut m&m's
Instructions
  1. Pour cereal into a large bowl and set aside.
  2. Add butter, candy melts and almond extract into a microwave safe container.
  3. Heat, in microwave, in 30 second intervals (on high). Stir after each heating. Continue heating and stirring until everything has melted. Stir to thoroughly combine ingredients.
  4. Pour over cereal and stir to coat the cereal with the hot mixture.
  5. Add both of the sprinkles to the bowl and toss to coat the cereal.
  6. Pour powdered sugar into gallon zip top bag then add the warm cereal mixture to the bag.
  7. Seal the bag and shake. Continue to shake the bag until all of the cereal has been coated with the sugar.
  8. Pour out onto a foil lined baking sheet and let cool.
  9. Once mixture has cooled, pour it into an airtight container and add as many peanut m&m's as you like.
  10. This will last up to a week in an airtight container or until the rest of your house finds it.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at http://mymansbelly.com/2016/03/22/easter-bunny-puppy-chow/