Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow is a delicious treat, perfect to set out on Christmas Day or to make to give as gifts to family, friends and neighbors. You’ll eat lots yourself too!

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • So much amazing minty flavor
  • super easy snack to make, and kids love it!
  • you can control what you put in it, if you want to add peppermint candies in addition to the already amazing ingredients, go right ahead.
  • doesn’t take too long and you can easily double or triple the recipe.
  • makes a fantastic gift idea for the foodie in your life that loves food gifts!

This stuff is goooooooood. Like SO gooooooood! I literally make it too often, and it’s addicting.

It’s like those chips, you know the ones, The ones where you can’t eat just one. You just keep reaching for more. Yep, that’s this Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow.

And yes I did crush real candy canes in there. You’re welcome.

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

What to add to this recipe

This recipe is so good just as is, but we strive to make our recipes customizable and give you suggestions to do that.

  • chopped up andes chocolate mints
  • mint mnm’s
  • chopped up mint gummies
  • sprinkles in coordinating colors

What would you add?

If you love flavored puppy chow recipes, you’ll love this. It’s so easy and tastes so great!

What does Peppermint Puppy Chow taste like?

It’s a burst of winter in every bite!

The peppermint flavor is creamy and wonderful, it’s like handful’s of candy canes in a sweet treat you can eat just about anywhere.

This peppermint puppy chow is sure to please anyone you serve it to!

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

If you love puppy chow recipes, this Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow is sure to be a hit! But we have some other suggestions too, just in case you want some more!

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You won’t be sorry! It’s the perfect treat for you to enjoy today. And it’s easy and only requires a few ingredients. So get on it! 

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

Printable Recipe for Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow

Nicole Cook
Candy Cane Peppermint Puppy Chow is the perfect holiday snack! Serve it at your next party, you’ll be glad you did.
4.56 from 52 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 302 kcal


  • 5 cups Chex cereal rice or corn are my faves
  • 10 ounces Andes Peppermint Baking Chips or ANY peppermint flavored baking chips
  • 1 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 candy canes crushed


  • Melt the Andes Peppermint Baking Chips in the microwave in a large glass bowl in 20-30 second intervals on half power, stirring between each interval until full melted.
  • Pour the Chex Cereal into the bowl and stir and fold the cereal and melted baking chips until fully coated.
  • In a large zip top baggie, pour in the powdered sugar and the crushed candy canes.
  • Pour in the coated chex cereal.
  • Seal the baggie and shake vigorously until all the cereal is coated with the sugar and candy canes.
  • We store ours in the bag, but if you plan to store differently, it keeps up to 2 weeks in a sealed container at room temperature.


Calories: 302kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 191mgPotassium: 115mgFiber: 4gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 330IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 95mgIron: 9mg
Keyword easy candy recipes, easy holiday recipes, easy snack ideas
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  1. This looks like it would be crack for me, too! Although, yeah….I’ve never done crack, either. I like to say that everything I know about drugs, I’ve learned from “Breaking Bad.” True story.

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