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Strawberry Shortcake Muddy Buddies (Puppy Chow)

Strawberry Shortcake Muddy Buddies (Puppy Chow)

We’re full on celebrating the start of summer here at Nature Restore – and what says summer more than anything else? Strawberries!

Strawberries are full of sunshine, sweet, juicy, and packed with vitamin C and antioxidants. That’s why we developed our Organic Strawberry Freeze-Dried Powder – to capture all of this goodness and keep it locked in. Every time you use our strawberry powder in smoothies, juices, or baking, you’re getting a hit of summer berry goodness.

And that’s exactly what Karlee Flores from @oliveandartisan has done with another incredible recipe – this time Strawberry Shortcake Muddy Buddies. This easy peasy dessert tastes amazing and won’t leave you feeling guilty like some indulgent desserts do.

Here’s how to channel your inner Karlee and make this puppy chow…

Makes: 10 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup strawberry powder
2 cups white chocolate (not melting chocolate)
½ cup whole cream
2 ½ cups pound cake, cut into dice sized squares
1 package Chex cereal, corn, or rice
1 cup freeze-dried strawberries

¼ cup mini chocolate chips


In a medium bowl, whisk the powdered sugar and strawberry powder together and set aside.
Microwave the white chocolate and cream together in 30-second increments, mixing between each pulse until a ganache appears.
In a very large shallow bowl, toss the pound cake squares and Chex cereal together.
Drizzle the white chocolate over the mixture and toss until the cereal is coated.
Toss in the powdered sugar mixture and mix until coated.
Add in the freeze-dried strawberries and mini chocolate chips.