Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies has a delicious combination of Oreo Cookies and chocolate all tossed together with a cereal mixture. It is easy to prepare and sure to be a hit.

Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies in a jar.
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This sweet snack mix is a tasty spin on traditional Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies. Oreo fans will go crazy over this new recipe. It’s one of the easiest Oreo Desserts Recipes and I make it for the kids frequently. The entire no bake recipe is so quick and easy.

What are Muddy Buddies?

It is a snack mix that you might also know by the name Puppy Chow. Traditionally, classic Muddy Buddies consists of chex cereal, powdered sugar, peanut butter and chocolate.

I am making a fun twist today with oreo cookies for a fun new twist on an old favorite. You will love Muddy Buddies Cookies and Cream.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients for Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies- cereal, chocolate, cookies, oil, powdered sugar.
  • Corn Chex Cereal 
  • Oreos
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Milk Chocolate Chips or semi sweet chocolate chip
  • Vegetable Oil 
  • Powdered Sugar 

Find the complete ingredient list and recipe for cookies and cream puppy chow at the bottom of the post.

Variations

  • Oreo Cookies. Try Golden Oreo Cookies or other types of flavors.
  • Mini Oreo Cookies. Toss in Mini Oreo Cookies instead of the large cookies.

Step by Step Instructions

Cookies in food processor.

Step 1. First, divide the Chex mix evenly into 2 large mixing bowls. Then crush 10 Oreo Cookies in a food processor until they are fine crumbs. Place the remaining Oreos in a ziplock bag or zip top bag and gently crush into large pieces.  

Powdered Sugar in bag.

Step 2. Get out a large gallon size bag and place half of the powdered sugar and half of the finely crushed Oreos into the bags.

Melted white chocolate in a bowl.

Step 3. Melt the white chocolate chips and half of the vegetable oil in a microwave safe bowl. Continue to microwave in 20 second intervals until melted.

Melted milk chocolate in a bowl.

Step 4. Next, melt the milk chocolate chips.

Cereal coated in white chocolate mixture.

Step 5. Coat one bowl of cereal in the melted white chocolate mixture. Stir until well coated.

Cereal coated in milk chocolate mixture.

Step 6. Then coat the other bowl of cereal in the melted milk chocolate.

Bag with powdered sugar and cereal.

Step 7. Dump them separately into the large ziploc bag.  Seal tightly in the bag and shake in the powdered sugar mixture until the cereal is well coated. 

Sheet pan with cereal and cookies.

Step 8. Finally, spread both types of coated cereal onto a cookie sheet.  Gently stir the cereal mixtures and mix in the large pieces of Oreos. Allow to set and then serve.

Pro Tips

  • Combine thoroughly. Make sure to combine the cereal completely in the powdered sugar mixture.
  • Melt the chocolate in intervals. You don’t want to burn the chocolate. Make sure to melt in intervals and stir after each one.
  • Crushing the cookies. If you do not have a food processor, you can use a ziploc bag. Seal and crush with a rolling pin.
Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies in a bowl.

FAQ’s

How to store?

Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week at room temperature.

What type of Chex Mix cereal is best?

The most common is rice chex cereal or corn chex cereal. You can use what you prefer.

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I am so excited for you to make Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies. Please leave a comment once you do.

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Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies

5 from 2 votes
Cookies and Cream Muddy Buddies has a delicious combination of Oreo Cookies and chocolate all tossed together with a cereal mixture. It is easy to prepare and sure to be a hit.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 312

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 14 Oreos divided
  • 6 ounces White Chocolate Chips
  • 6 ounces Milk Chocolate Chips
  • 1 teaspoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar

Instructions

  • Divide the Chex mix evenly into 2 large mixing bowls (3 cups each).
  • Crush 10 Oreo Cookies in a food process until they are fine crumbs. Place the remaining Oreos in a ziplock bag and gently crush into large pieces.
  • Add half of the powdered sugar and half of the finely crushed Oreos into 2 large ziplock bags.  Set aside.
  • Place the white chocolate chips and half of the vegetable oil in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 20 second intervals, stirring after each one, until fully melted.
  • Follow the same process with the milk chocolate chips.
  • Pour the melted white chocolate chips over one bowl of the cereal.  Stir until coated with the melted chocolate.
  • Follow the same process with the melted milk chocolate chips and the other bowl of cereal.
  • Pour them separately each into prepared ziplock bags.  Seal and shake until the cereal is coated.
  • Spread them both onto a cookie sheet.  Gently stir together and mix in the large pieces of Oreos.
  • Let the chocolate set and then the muddy buddies are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 312kcal, Carbohydrates 51g, Protein 3g, Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.04g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 188mg, Potassium 104mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 34g, Vitamin A 536IU, Vitamin C 3mg, Calcium 98mg, Iron 6mg

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