Satisfy your snack cravings while staying true to your keto lifestyle with this delicious Keto Puppy Chow recipe. Also known as “Muddy Buddies,” this low-carb version replaces the traditional ingredients with keto-friendly alternatives, so you can enjoy this classic treat without compromising your diet goals. With a crunchy and chocolatey coating, these bite-sized delights are perfect for snacking or sharing with friends. Get ready to indulge in this keto-friendly twist on a beloved snack!
- 4 cups unsweetened keto-friendly cereal (e.g., almond flour or coconut flakes)
- 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup unsweetened almond butter
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup powdered erythritol (or keto-friendly powdered sweetener)
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Optional: 1/4 cup powdered erythritol for coating
- Place the unsweetened keto-friendly cereal in a large mixing bowl and set it aside.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the sugar-free chocolate chips, unsweetened almond butter, and unsalted butter. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
- Stir in the vanilla extract into the melted chocolate mixture.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the powdered erythritol, unsweetened cocoa powder, and salt until well combined.
- Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the unsweetened keto-friendly cereal. Toss gently until all the cereal is evenly coated with the chocolate mixture.
- Sprinkle the powdered erythritol and cocoa powder mixture over the coated cereal. Toss again until the cereal is well coated with the powdered mixture.
- Optional: If desired, you can coat the keto puppy chow with an additional layer of powdered erythritol by placing the mixture in a large sealable bag with the powdered sweetener and shaking it until well coated.
- Spread the keto puppy chow on a baking sheet or parchment paper to allow it to cool and harden.
- Once cooled, transfer the keto puppy chow to an airtight container for storage.
- Enjoy this keto-friendly puppy chow as a delicious snack or dessert!