Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

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5 from 5 votes
Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies are the perfect muddy buddies. This Chex Mix made with Oreos is the best of two worlds. This recipe will be perfect for family game nights, gift giving or party treat.
Prep: 15 minutes
cooling time: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Oreo Muddy Buddies in a white bowl with oreos in the background.

Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies are the perfect muddy buddies. This Chex Mix made with Oreos is the best of two worlds. This recipe will be perfect for family game nights, gift giving or party treat.

Oreo Muddy Buddies in a white bowl with oreos in the background.

This Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies recipe has it all, crunchiness, sweetness, saltiness, cookies and candy. It is the best snack combination you could ask for. This recipe is also super easy and so very quick to make.

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What makes this recipe great? Oreo’s!!! Who invented this amazing cookie? Find out More here.

  • Perfect Snack: It covers all the bases.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry and it is so quick and easy.
  • Family Friendly: It is chocolate after all!!!
  • Adaptable: Can make it with so many combinations!
Picture from the top of the Oreo Muddy Buddies.

What You Need to Make Muddy Buddies

Ingredients

  • Chex cereal
  • OREOs
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Powdered Icing Sugar

Equipment

How to Make Muddy Buddies – Step by Step

  • Chex: First, divide Chex cereal into two large bowls (2 1/2 cups in each) and set aside and then place 1 cup powdered icing sugar in a gallon-sized ziptop bag and set aside.
  • Oreos: Second, scrape OREO filling out of cookies and set aside and next, place OREO cookies in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs remain. Next, add oreos to a zip top bag with 1/2 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Melt: Then melt white chocolate in a bowl and stir in the oreo filling to combine. Pour white chocolate mixture over one bowl of the Chex cereal and stir to coat. Transfer to a bag with powdered sugar and shake to coat.
  • Repeat: Next, repeat with chocolate but use the oreo powdered sugar mixture to coat.
  • Set: Pour the two sugar-coated cereal mixtures onto a cookie sheet and allow the chocolate to set completely, approximately 30 minutes.
  • Combine: Finally, stir the two cereal mixtures together before storing or serving. Optionally, garnish with mini OREO cookies.

Common Questions About Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

HOW DO I STORE MUDDY BUDDIES?

Store in a zip top bag or other airtight container for up to 5 days.

WHY DO THEY CALL THIS PUPPY CHOW?

Due to it’s resemblance to puppy food. However, no worries it does not taste anything like it.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, adjust the recipe as you like.

IS THERE AN EASIER WAY TO MAKE THIS?

Really, the kids love to shake the bags and feel like they are a part of the process. In contrast, if you want a nice neat way, lay wax paper on a baking sheet. lay out your chex mix and drizzle the chocolate mixture on top, then sprinkle each side with the powdered sugar mixture.

Close up on muddy buddies cookies and cream.

Expert Tips for Making This Snack

  • Add Candy: Your favorite coated chocolate candies add nice color and flavor.
  • Different Chex Mix: Try the chocolate, peanut butter or other flavor to make it even more special.
  • Variation tip: Colored Candy melt allow you to make some really cool combinations.
  • Additional Ingredient: Nuts and sprinkles can add even more flavor and fun.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use gluten free chex and/or sugar alternative powdered sugar, and sugar free chocolate like Lily’s to make it a little healthier.

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Oreo Muddy Buddies in a white bowl with oreos in the background.

Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

5 from 5 votes
Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies are the perfect muddy buddies. This Chex Mix made with Oreos is the best of two worlds. This recipe will be perfect for family game nights, gift giving or party treat.
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Servings: 18 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
cooling time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Chex cereal
  • 8 OREOs
  • 3/4 cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 3/4 cups Chocolate Chips
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Icing Sugar

Instructions

  • Divide Chex cereal into two large bowls (2 1/2 cups in each) and set aside.
  • Place 1 cup powdered icing sugar in a gallon-sized ziptop bag and set aside.
  • Scrape OREO filling out of cookies and set aside. Place OREO cookies in a food processor and blitz until fine crumbs remain.
  • Place OREO crumbs in a gallon-sized bag and add 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Seal and shake to combine.
  • Place white chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl and melt for 25 seconds. Stir and reheat as needed. Add OREO filling and stir until completely combine.
  • Pour white chocolate mixture over one bowl of the Chex cereal and stir to coat.
  • Scoop the Chex cereal into the bag with the (plain) powdered icing sugar, then seal and shake to coat the cereal completely with the powdered icing sugar.
  • Place chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl and melt for 25 seconds. Stir and reheat as needed.
  • Pour melted chocolate chips over the second bowl of Chex ceral and stir to coat.
  • Scoop the Chex cereal into the bag with the OREO crumb and powdered icing sugar mixture, then seal and shake to coat the cereal completely.
  • Pour the two sugar-coated cereal mixtures onto a cookie sheet and allow the chocolate to set completely, approximately 30 minutes.
  • Stir the two cereal mixtures together before storing or serving.
  • Optionally, garnish with mini OREO cookies.

Expert Tips

  • Add Candy: Your favorite coated chocolate candies add nice color and flavor.
  • Different Chex Mix: Try the chocolate, peanut butter or other flavor to make it even more special.
  • Variation tip: Colored Candy melt allow you to make some really cool combinations.
  • Additional Ingredient: Nuts and sprinkles can add even more flavor and fun.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Feel free to use gluten free chex and/or sugar alternative powdered sugar, and sugar free chocolate like Lily’s to make it a little healthier.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 202IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 6mg

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2 thoughts on “Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies”

  1. 5 stars
    This tasted so amazing! Thanks a lot for sharing this super easy to make cookies and cream muddy buddies recipe! Fam really loves it! Will surely have this again! Highly recommended!

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