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Cookie Butter Muddy Buddies is a recipe that will melt in your mouth. A fun variation to the classic muddy buddies recipe. This cookie butter puppy chow aka muddy buddies will win over a crowd. 

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If you have some cookie butter on hand and wonder how to use it up, give this recipe a try. I mean this could even be transformed into a Biscoff muddy buddies recipe as well. 

Cookie Butter Muddy Buddies

If you want to learn how to make muddy buddies with a cookie butter or Biscoff, behold this easy and incredible recipe. I will transform your life in a way you could only dream of with this dessert! 

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What is Cookie Butter 

Cookie butter is a wonderful cross between say Biscoff and Nutella. Cookie Butter is made with crunchy spiced shortbread style biscuits, that have a faint gingerbread flavor. Now you can buy all kinds of cookie butter so make sure to read before you purchase!  

If you are googling 

  • Ways to use cookie butter 
  • What is Cookie Butter used for
  • Substitutions for Cookie Butter 

I will are all my knowledge with you to help you master this recipe, and use up that cookie butter in your pantry. 

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What Can I Substitute For Cookie Butter In This Muddy Buddies Recipe 

How To Make Muddy Buddies

  1. Start by greasing a cookie sheet and laying out parchment paper. 
  2. You then add in your cookie butter, chips, and shortening or butter in a bowl. Microwave till melted, stir as needed. 
  3. Once melted pour and mix in with Chex cereal. Then add your powdered sugar into a bag, and shake to coat your cereal. 
  4. Spread out onto the baking sheet and let dry for an hour.  

muddy buddies cookie butter recipeHow To Store Leftover Cookie Butter Muddy Buddies

You can take all your leftover muddy buddies and store them in a covered dish or even in a sealable Ziploc bag. Then store it on the counter and much whenever you get a craving. 

It will store for around a week on the counter. Use your best judgment on if you feel you need to toss it out or not. 

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Can I Use Something Else Besides White Chocolate Chips 

You are more than welcome to use cinnamon chips if you have them on hand. They are a bit harder to find but they are such a tasty warm spice flavor to add to your muddy buddies recipe. Just melt the chips just like the vanilla. 

How to Melt Chocolate Mixture Without Microwave for Muddy Buddies 

You can use a double boiler or even use an Instant Pot as a double boiler. Just heat on low and slowly melt your chocolate mixture until melted and nice and creamy! You don’t have to use the microwave if you would prefer another method. The key is to just stir often and stir smooth. 

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What Type Of Chex Cereal To Use For Muddy Buddies 

I prefer to use Rice Chex for Muddy Buddies. I find it offers a nice light crunch factor that I can’t get over. You could use corn or the wheat Chex if you prefer, or do a blend of them. 

no bake christmas dessertWant more holiday dessert recipes 

  • Christmas Frosted Graham Crackers | Here is a frosted graham cracker that is a fun holiday snack. A great after school snack or treat for your family. 
  • Penguin Brownies | These brownies are a festive Christmas dessert that is kid-friendly. Penguin shaped brownies! 
  • Christmas Brownie Trees | A Christmas tree dessert that is calling your name. Frosted brownies that are shaped like a Christmas tree. 

Cookie Butter Muddy Buddies

Cookie Butter Muddy Buddies

Yield: 16 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Cookie butter muddy buddies is a delicious muddy buddies recipe. Call it what you will this puppy chow is flavored with cookie butter.


  • 1/2 cup cookie butter
  • 1/4 white chocolate chips or cinnamon chips
  • 1-2 Tablespoons shortening or butter
  • 4-5 cups Chex cereal
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  1. Grease a baking dish and lay down parchment paper.
  2. Then in a bowl mix your cookie butter, chips, and shortening and melt in 20-second increments in the microwave until melted. Stir between each heat session.
  3. Once melted stir in your cereal and mix until coated.
  4. Then in a bag add your powdered sugar and Chex mix and shake until coated.
  5. Pour into a baking dish and allow to dry for an hour. Then store in a container.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 18 Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 217Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 270mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g
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Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

Just made these with white chocolate chips and they are DELICIOUS! I quadrupled the recipe because I knew 4 cups of this weren’t going to be enough and I’m glad I did :). I also threw is broken up pieces of Biscoff cookies for an added crunch.


Wednesday 4th of December 2019

So glad you loved it so much! Love the idea of tossing cookies in!

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