Muddy Buddy Cookies: A Sweet and Crunchy Twist on a Classic Treat! πŸͺ🍫πŸ₯œ

Embark on a delightful journey of flavor and texture with Muddy Buddy Cookiesβ€”a playful twist on the classic Muddy Buddies (or Puppy Chow) snack. These cookies bring together the irresistible combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, creating a sweet and crunchy treat that’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Whether you’re a fan of the traditional snack mix or simply love cookies, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite. Let’s dive into the world of Muddy Buddy Cookies! πŸͺ🍫πŸ₯œ


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (for rolling)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 cup Chex cereal, crushed into small pieces


Preheat and Prepare:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350Β°F (175Β°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream and Combine:

  1. In a large bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and light brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.

Mix Dry Ingredients:

  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.

Add Peanut Butter:

  1. Stir in the creamy peanut butter until fully incorporated into the cookie dough.

Form Cookie Dough Balls:

  1. Scoop out tablespoon-sized portions of dough and roll them into balls.
  2. Roll each dough ball in powdered sugar until fully coated.
  3. Place the coated dough balls on the prepared baking sheets, leaving space between each.


  1. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are set.
  2. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to wire racks to cool completely.

Melt Chocolate:

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips in 30-second intervals, stirring between each interval until smooth.

Dip and Coat:

  1. Dip the tops of each cooled cookie into the melted chocolate, allowing any excess to drip off.
  2. Immediately sprinkle the crushed Chex cereal over the chocolate-coated tops.
  3. Place the cookies on parchment paper to let the chocolate set.

Serve and Enjoy:

  1. Once the chocolate has set, serve and enjoy these delightful Muddy Buddy Cookies!

Optional Tips:

  • For an extra peanut butter punch, add peanut butter chips to the cookie dough.
  • Experiment with different Chex cereal varieties for added crunch and flavor.
  • Drizzle extra melted chocolate over the cookies for a decorative touch.

Muddy Buddy Cookies brilliantly capture the beloved Muddy Buddies flavor in the form of a delicious cookie. These cookies are destined to be a crowd-pleaser at any gathering or a special indulgence for yourself, with an impeccable balance of sweetness, crunch, and the irresistible essence of peanut butter. Enjoy the playful symphony of textures and flavors delivered by each bite, transforming the classic Muddy Buddies into a charming and delicious cookie experience. πŸͺ🍫πŸ₯œ

Leave a Comment