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Cranberry Bliss Puppy Chow

Cranberry Bliss Puppy Chow

5 from 9 votes
Dried cranberries, white chocolate, crystallized ginger and orange flavors give this a winter holiday flavor blast. Addictive and easy to eat by the handful, you can call it puppy chow, muddy buddies, whatever you want - because no matter what, it's delicious!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 cups


  • 9 cups Chex, Corn, Rice, or both
  • 12 ounces white candy melts
  • ½ teaspoon orange extract
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup crystallized ginger pieces, chopped
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon dried orange peel, optional


  • Prep a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Melt white chocolate candy melts according to package directions (typically meaning to microwave at 50% power in 30 second increments, stirring after each until smooth).
  • Add orange extract and ground cinnamon, stir to combine.
  • Pour Chex into a large bowl and pour in your melted white chocolate mixture. Carefully stir and/or toss to combine and thoroughly coat.
  • Add powdered sugar and stir/toss to combine and coat.
  • Pour onto one of the prepared baking sheets and let set for at least 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, combine prepared Chex mixture with cranberries, ginger, white chocolate chips and orange peel (if using). Stir and/or toss to combine.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to serve. Enjoy!



Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 421mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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