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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Puppy Chow

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Puppy Chow is a fun twist on a classic Valentine's Day treat. You simply can't go wrong with chocolate and strawberries! 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 15 servings
Author Maggie Roush


  • 6 cups Rice Chex Cereal (divided in half)
  • 1 cup Milk or Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Strawberry Cake Mix (divided in half)
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar (divided in half)
  • Valentines M&M's for added chocolate and decoration (optional) optional


  1. Melt milk chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between to prevent burning. 

  2. Pour chocolate over 3 cups of Rice Chex cereal and gently fold/stir cereal until coated thoroughly in chocolate.

  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for white chocolate.

  4. Divide the strawberry cake mix and powdered sugar into two different large ziploc bags (or you could use tupperware with a lid).

  5. Add the chocolate coated cereal and white chocolate coated cereal into their separate bags. Seal and shake until coated.

  6. Dump onto a lined cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil and let cool.

  7. Add Valentine's candies for extra color and chocolatey goodness.