September 29, 2023


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Valentine’s Day Strawberries and Cream Pet Chow

5 min read

This Strawberries and Cream Pet Chow is a no bake dessert recipe that makes a cute, festive deal with for Valentine’s Day. This straightforward pet chow is ideal for sharing with household and buddies!

In search of extra pet chow recipe concepts? Strive my Caramel Apple Pet Chow or this Banana Pudding Pet Chow!

pink and white strawberries and cream puppy chow in white ruffle bowl with m&ms in background

This Is One Of Our Favourite Pet Chow Recipes

Pet chow is an superior, traditional deal with. You’ll have additionally heard it known as Muddy Buddies. The traditional model is coated in chocolate, peanut butter and powdered sugar and is kind of scrumptious.

This model of pet chow is a twist on the traditional that’s excellent for Valentine’s Day, or perhaps a child bathe. Swap out the traditional chocolate and peanut butter and as an alternative use white and pink sweet coating with powdered sugar and strawberry cake combine. The flavour is a scrumptious and fruity twist!

I’m so in love with this pet chow. It tastes superior, is SO addicting and I really like the pink and white colours! It’s additionally straightforward to make, package deal and snack on, so it’s nice for reward giving. Does it get any higher?

pink and white puppy chow in individual heart cups

What You’ll Want

With solely 6 components, it’s straightforward to assemble the whole lot you want for this pet chow. You must be capable of discover the whole lot at a grocery retailer, Walmart or Goal.

  • Rice Chex Cereal: Rice chex is nice as a result of it’s unsweetened and doesn’t have a powerful taste that’ll intervene with the flavors within the pet chow. As a bonus, it’s additionally gluten free!
  • Melting chocolate: You want white and both pink or purple (I used pink). There are numerous manufacturers on the market. Wilton sweet melts are a well-liked one. You can additionally use Ghirardelli white chocolate melting wafers and colour a few of them with gel icing colour to get pink or purple.
  • Powdered sugar: For masking the white chex.
  • Strawberry cake combine: For masking the pink or purple chex. This can have to be warmth handled.
  • M&Ms: I take advantage of purple, pink and white M&Ms, however be at liberty so as to add different sweet with comparable colours.

How and Why to Warmth Deal with Cake Combine

Technically flour is a uncooked meals, which implies cake flour is uncooked till baked. Because it’s uncooked, it might probably comprise germs that trigger meals poisoning, resembling E.coli. The CDC truly investigated incidents associated to uncooked flour and cake combine beginning again in 2016. Whilst you don’t usually have to fret about it as a result of most issues utilizing flour are baked, this recipe makes use of cake combine. So warmth treating our cake combine is required to keep away from any points.

You possibly can warmth deal with your cake combine both within the microwave or within the oven. If utilizing the microwave, put the cake combine in a microwave-safe bowl and warmth in 30 second intervals, stirring between every, till the cake combine reaches 160 levels F all through. If utilizing your oven, unfold your cake combine evenly on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 300 levels F, stirring each couple of minutes, till it reaches 160 levels F. Let your cake combine cool and sift it earlier than utilizing, if it turns into clumpy.

pink and white strawberries and cream puppy chow in white ruffle bowl with clear scoop

How To Make Strawberries and Cream Pet Chow

Add Melted White Chocolate: Divide the rice chex cereal evenly between two bowls. Add the melted white chocolate to 1 bowl of the chex cereal and gently stir to coat evenly. Watch out to not break the chex cereal an excessive amount of.

Coat In Powdered Sugar: Add the powdered sugar to the white chocolate coated chex cereal and gently stir to coat evenly with powdered sugar.

Add Melted Pink Chocolate and Cake Combine: Repeat the identical course of with the opposite half of the chex cereal, purple/pink melting chocolate and strawberry cake combine (as an alternative of the powdered sugar).

Cool and Mix: Enable each mixtures to dry utterly after which mix the 2 sorts of pet chow collectively and add the M&Ms.

Excellent Valentine’s Day Deal with

This strawberries and cream pet chow is so tasty and festive! The colours are nice for Valentine’s Day and it’s snack-ability makes it the right reward. Plus, it’s a pleasant change from sweet that doesn’t require lots of work or utilizing your oven. Bundle it in a cute field or jar with some ribbon round it and also you’re all set. You can even connect the recipe in order that they’ll make it once more at some point.

strwaberries and cream puppy chow in heart covered paper bowl

Extra Nice Valentine’s Day Recipes

NOTE: This isn’t for canine consumption.


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pink and white strawberries and cream puppy chow in white ruffle bowl with m&ms in background