Puppy Chow Fudge

Puppy Chow Fudge

div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Gy0eAUkSHCU/UKF03GkoNBI/AAAAAAAAEkU/SJjOv5oUu18/s1600/puppychowpic.jpg" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Gy0eAUkSHCU/UKF03GkoNBI/AAAAAAAAEkU/SJjOv5oUu18/s1600/puppychowpic.jpg" //a/divbr /br /br /div style="text-align: center;"ibr //iiOh, hi!  Are you new here?  I'd love to connect on a href="http://www.facebook.com/whatchamakinnow" target="blank"facebook/a too. /iiOr, choose another option over on the right.  Thanks for reading!  /i/divi style="text-align: center;"br //iMy mom is in town visiting this week!  I'm so excited!  She's only 3 hours away and we talk multiple time a week, but I always love spending time with her.  While she's here, my goal is to put a big dent in my Christmas shopping.  Maybe even put up the tree and other decorations.  Aside from all the shopping we plan to do I hope to try a few new recipes.  This being the first.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-KgaX3po3Dc/UKF0NWlHNnI/AAAAAAAAEj8/2GyVBqQF8x8/s1600/2012-11-12+14.50.22.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="298" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-KgaX3po3Dc/UKF0NWlHNnI/AAAAAAAAEj8/2GyVBqQF8x8/s400/2012-11-12+14.50.22.jpg" width="400" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divI've been thinking about this recipe for a few weeks and considering different ways to execute.  Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies are a classic treat. The powered sugar coated crunchy peanut butter chocolate treat is a hit at any party.  And usually is gone before you know it. So why not take those classic flavors, and even the actual treat, and turn it into fudge! br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-n2H17bcDh30/UKF0JpKniI/AAAAAAAAEj0/CBzQL0wIZn0/s1600/2012-11-12+14.53.14.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-n2H17bcDh30/UKF0JpKniI/AAAAAAAAEj0/CBzQL0wIZn0/s400/2012-11-12+14.53.14.jpg" width="298" //a/divbr /This fudge is dyno-mite.  The fudge is a perfect creamy blend of chocolate and peanut butter and the additional of actual puppy chow adds a little crunch.  This fudge is just as dangerous as puppy chow and will disappear quick.  I'm for sure adding this to my Christmas cookie plates! br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-cfnssAuf-ZY/UKF0SaqUlEI/AAAAAAAAEkQ/u3i0OKlwTuc/s1600/2012-11-12+14.45.46.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="346" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-cfnssAuf-ZY/UKF0SaqUlEI/AAAAAAAAEkQ/u3i0OKlwTuc/s400/2012-11-12+14.45.46.jpg" width="400" //a/divbr /bPuppy Chow Fudge/bbr /Adapted from my a href="http://whatchamakinnow.blogspot.com/2011/12/grandmas-fudge.html" target="blank"Grandma's Fudge Recipe/abr /br /2 cups chex or crispix cerealbr /3 oz semi-sweet chocolate chipsbr /1 TBSP creamy peanut butterbr /1/2 cup powdered sugarbr /br /1 ½ cup sugarbr /2/3 cup Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milkbr /2 TBSP butter of margarinebr /¼ tsp saltbr /2 cups miniature marshmallows OR 7 oz marshmallow creambr /9 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chipsbr /3/4 cup creamy peanut butterbr /1 tsp vanilla extractbr /br /Line a 8 inch square pan with foil.br /br /Pour chex/crispix cereal into a large zip lock bag.  In a microwave safe bowl combine and melt the 3 oz chocolate chips and peanut butter for 30 second bursts until smooth, stirring between each burst.  Pour melted mixture into bag, seal bag, and toss to coat the cereal.  Open bag, add powered sugar, seal and toss to coat again.  Pour coated cereal into bottom of prepared pan.  Set aside.   br /br /Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and salt in medium saucepan.  Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.  Boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes.  Remove from heat.br /br /Stir in marshmallows, morsels, peanut butter, and vanilla extract.  Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until all combined.  Pour into prepared pan (over cereal); refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.  Lift from pan, flip over so cereal is now on top, remove foil, and cut into squares.  Store with wax paper between layers.br /br /ia href="https://sites.google.com/site/whatchamakinnowrecipes/home/puppy-chow-fudge?tmpl=%2Fsystem%2Fapp%2Ftemplates%2Fprint%2F&showPrintDialog=1" target="blank"Printer Friendly Recipe/a/ibr /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KyakoJqD2jA/UKF0QM3hcMI/AAAAAAAAEkc/cwjsVn3nM78/s1600/2012-11-12+14.49.36.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KyakoJqD2jA/UKF0QM3hcMI/AAAAAAAAEkc/cwjsVn3nM78/s1600/2012-11-12+14.49.36.jpg" //a/divbr /!-- Begin MailChimp Signup Form --br /div id="mcembedsignup"form action="http://whatchamakinnow.us6.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=894a4e83f6a4e2157ec5eca8a&id=f12f3f4f29" class="validate" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" method="post" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" target="blank"label for="mce-EMAIL"Sign Up to Receive My Monday Morning Recap:/label input class="email" id="mce-EMAIL" name="EMAIL" required="required" type="email" value="" / br /div class="clear"input class="button" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" name="subscribe" type="submit" value="Subscribe" //div/form/div!--End mcembedsignup--br /a href="http://tidymom.net/" title="I'm Lovin' It at TidyMom"img alt="I'm Lovin' It at TidyMom" src="http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k190/tidymom/TidyMom%20Buttons/ImLovinIt125.png" style="border: none;" title="I'm Lovin' It at TidyMom" //a

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