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Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies are made with a mix of white chocolate and semi sweet coated Chex cereal and crushed Oreos. A fun twist on the classic muddy buddies!

muddy buddies in a bowl

Muddy Buddies, also known as Puppy Chow, are a Christmas must have.

The basic recipe calls for melted chocolate, butter, and peanut butter mixed together with Chex and coated in powdered sugar.

Another fun muddy buddies recipe without peanut butter is this Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies recipe made with crushed up Oreos!

If you love Oreo recipes like Christmas Oreo balls, this recipe is for you.

cookies and cream muddy buddies in a large serving bowl with Christmas decorations in the background

Ingredients to make cookies and cream muddy buddies

  • rice Chex cereal
  • semi sweet chocolate chips
  • white chocolate chips
  • Oreos, crushed 
  • powdered sugar
ingredients needed to make cookies and cream muddy buddies

How to make cookies and cream muddy buddies

Step 1: Add the Oreos to a food processor. Grind them up into dust.

oreos in a food processor

If you do not have a food processor, you can place the Oreos into a ziploc bag and use a rolling pin to crush them up.

oreos in a food processor ground up

Step 2: Get out two separate bowls and place 4 cups of rice Chex cereal into each one.

two bowls of rice chex

Step 3: Get two gallon sized bags out. In each bag place half of the Oreo dust and ½ cup of powdered sugar

powdered sugar and crushed up oreos next to ziploc bags
two ziploc bags filled with oreos and powdered sugar

Step 4: Melt the semi sweet chocolate chips until smooth, then pour over one of the bowls of Chex cereal and gently stir to combine

rice chex in a bowl mixed with melted semi sweet chocolate

Add the chocolate covered Chex to one of the ziploc bags and shake to combine with the powdered sugar and crushed Oreos.

chocolate muddy buddies in the ziploc bag

Step 5: Melt the white chocolate chips until smooth, and pour over the other bowl of Chex cereal and gently stir to combine.

rice chex in a bowl coated in melted white chocolate

Add the white chocolate covered Chex to the other ziploc bag and shake to combine with the powdered sugar and crushed Oreos.

white chocolate muddy buddies in the bag

Step 6: Combine the chocolate covered Chex cereal with the white chocolate covered Chex cereal and mix it together to form the cookies and cream muddy buddies.

How to store leftovers

Serve and enjoy! Keep any leftovers in an airtight ziploc bag for best freshness.

This recipe also keeps great in the freezer for longer lasting freshness.

chocolate and white chocolate muddy buddies added to a large bowl

These muddy buddies would make a great holiday gathering snack. Every bite is full of chocolatey Oreo flavor!

You could also chop up any leftover Oreos and place them in the Chex mix too, I mean why not?

I bet Santa would be happy if you left some of this puppy chow for him on Christmas Eve!

muddy buddies mixed together

More easy holiday recipes

cookies and cream muddy buddies in a large serving bowl

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Yield: 8 cups

Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

cookies and cream muddy buddies up close

Cookies and cream muddy buddies recipe made with crushed oreos, chocolate, and white chocolate chex cereal.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 cups rice chex cereal
  • 1 ⅓ cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ⅓ cups white chocolate chips
  • 14 oreos, crushed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Use two separate bowls and place 4 cups of rice chex cereal into each one
  2. Use a food processor or a bag and rolling pin to crush the oreos into dust
  3. Get two gallon bags out. In each bag place half of the oreo dust and ½ cup of powdered sugar
  4. Melt the semi sweet chocolate chips until smooth, then pour over one of the bowls of chex cereal and gently stir to combine
  5. Melt the white chocolate chips until smooth, and pour over the other bowl of chex cereal and gently stir to combine
  6. Add the semi sweet chex to one bag and shake to combine. Add the white chocolate chex to the other gallon bag and shake to combine
  7. Combine the two chex bags into a large bowl and serve

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

½ cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 163mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 3g

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