BBQ Puppy Chow (seriously) – State Fair edition!

This recipe took First Place at the Iowa State Fair in our chocolate snack mix competition!

1 – 12 oz. box of Crispy Corn Chex
1/2 Cup peanut butter
1 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 Cup confectioners’ sugar

BBQ Seasoning Mix:
1/4 Cup brown sugar
1/4 Cup Paprika (try a mix of smoked and Hungarian paprika)
1/4 Cup sugar
1 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Ground Coriander
2 tsp Garlic Powder
2 tsp Onion Powder
1/8 tsp cayenne Chile
1/4 Cup Chile Powder

In a sauce pan over low heat, melt the semi-sweet chocolate chips; add peanut butter and mix together until smooth.

Remove from heat, add cereal, and stir until well-coated.

Pour together the BBQ seasoning mix ingredients.

Pour powdered sugar and BBQ seasoning mix in a large (ziploc) plastic bag. Add cereal and shake til well-coated.

Store snack mix in an airtight container.