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Old 07-27-2013, 10:36 AM
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You two, come visit and we'll make it and it will be glorious.
Sounds like fun.

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Old 07-27-2013, 12:33 PM
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Never heard of it but it looks SO GOOD. It is primarily an American thing or am I just extremely sheltered?

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Old 07-28-2013, 04:01 PM
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Never heard of it either. If I weren't allergic to peanuts and chocolate, lolol.

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Old 07-28-2013, 05:33 PM
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So I tried to make a "healthier" version yesterday and it didn't work.

First mistake - whole wheat chex is AWFUL. I haven't bought cereal in years and I'm pretty sure the chex pieces are a quarter of the size they used to be and it tasted too chewy or something
- I used vanilla pudding mix (fat & sugar free or something) instead of powdered sugar -- one large box was not enough and it didn't do anything

Other than that I used unsweetened baking chocolate, regular peanut butter & Splenda

I threw it all away & now I want the real stuff!!!!! :P

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Old 07-28-2013, 05:45 PM
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now I'm sad!! LOL Where was I when everyone was eating this?! I WANT!

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Old 07-28-2013, 06:13 PM
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I made some last night! I never actually made it before, I just moochedoff other people's stash But it's actually REALLY easy to make, especially with Sizzle's recipe. I did use WAYYY too much powdered sugar and probably too much peanut butter, but it's still good (I ended up throwing it all in a colander and shaking it around to get the excess sugar off).

I've been brainstorming a dog-friendly version. Peanut butter and...carob? And rice chex, and maybe rice flour coating? Not grain-free, but at least corn-and-wheat free.

I used rice chex because it sounded better than the other options (though chocolate chex was a close second...). Actually it was generic rice chex, known as Rice Bitz. Sadly, not Rice Blitz, like I first thought

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Old 07-28-2013, 06:22 PM
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I've never made it, but I've definitely eaten it. It's delicious.
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:21 PM
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Somehow the club ate about... eight pounds of puppy chow today. Even Aryn (super-paleo poster child) took home an entire tub of it... after texting me repeatedly about how much was left.

I love watching people eat puppy chow. We all know it's SO bad for us, but we cannot stop.

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Old 07-28-2013, 07:33 PM
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Puppy chow, yumm! I like it, but I can't eat much of it as it makes my throat scratchy!
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:05 AM
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Okay, I've honestly NEVER heard it called "puppy chow" before, we always called it Muddy Buddies (because that's what the recipe on the box calls it). Home-made is the only way here, because commercial confectioners sugar is FULL of corn starch, so I make my own powdered sugar in a blender, and only use rice chex (or similar store name brand).
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