Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies are the result of my daughter’s request. She bought a Muddy Buddy Cookie and absolutely loved it. She came home and told me that I should try to make some Muddy Buddy Cookies, and so I did, and the result was fabulous!

Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies

It seems that my family members like to challenge me to make these delicious cookies that they buy at various places. I think that I actually like the challenges. It makes me pretty happy when my family loves the cookies that I make, as the result of these challenges. These cookies were a huge success! 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies Cookies?

Cookies:

  • Butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Eggs
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Flour

Muddy Buddies:

  • Chex Mix
  • Creamy peanut butter
  • Butter
  • Chocolate chips
  • Powdered sugar

 

How Do I Make Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies Cookies?

Cookies:

  • In a medium bowl, combine the butter, peanut butter, and sugars. Mix for about 2 minutes, or until nice and creamy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time, and the vanilla.
  • Next add the salt, baking soda, and the flour.
  • In a small bowl, place the 1/3 cup sugar.
  • Make the cookie dough balls by using a large cookie scoop, or make about 2″ cookie dough balls with your hands.
  • Then place each cookie dough ball into the bowl of sugar and coat the ball with sugar.
  • Place the balls on a cookie sheet a couple of inches apart.
  • Bake @350 degrees for 10-12 minutes until the cookies start to turn a nice golden brown.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven, and with the bottom of a glass, press the cookie down.
  • Let the cookies set for 2-3 minutes,
  • Remove the cookies to a cooling rack.

Muddy Buddies:

  • Place the Chex cereal into a medium bowl
  • Put peanut butter, butter, and chocolate chips into a small bowl.
  • Microwave on power level 5 for 1 minute, stir, and then repeat if the chocolate is not yet melted.
  • Pour the chocolate peanut butter mixture over the cereal and stir together to completely coat cereal with chocolate mixture.
  • Pour the cereal into a large plastic bag, then sprinkle in the powdered sugar.
  • Shake the bag until the cereal is completely coated with powdered sugar.
  • Set Muddy Buddies aside.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:

  • Combine the chocolate chips and peanut butter in a small microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, using the power level 5. Microwave for an additional 30 seconds if needed. Stir until the mixture is nice and smooth.
  • On top of each cookie place a dob of peanut butter.
  • Then add a teaspoon of the chocolate peanut butter mixture to the top of each cookie, spread it around until it looks nice.
  • Allow chocolate mixture to set for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Take 3 Muddy Buddies and place on each cookie.

Topping:

  • Dust top of cookies with a little powdered sugar. (If you have a shaker, which is a container that allows you to sprinkle ingredients, you can use it to sprinkle powdered sugar on top of each cookie.
  • Allow the cookies to set before serving, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Place the remaining cookies in an air tight container. They can be stored for 3-4 days.

 

What are Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies?

  • These Muddy Buddy Cookies begin with a soft and chewy peanut butter cookie.
  • Next a small dob of peanut butter is placed on top of the cookie.
  • A chocolate peanut butter topping is then placed on top of the peanut butter and spread into a circle.
  • The Muddy Buddies are then added to the top.
  • And for that final touch, the cookies are sprinkled with a little powdered sugar.
  • The muddy buddy pieces provide these Muddy Buddy Cookies with a perfect crunch.
  • These cookies are a perfect blend of the flavor of muddy buddy chocolate and peanut butter.

Are There Any Shortcuts That I Could Take When Making These Cookies?

  • You could use already made Muddy Buddies that you purchase.
  • We like to make our own Muddy Buddies, but buying them would save you a little time.

More Delicious Cookie Recipes For You:

Coconut Lime Swig Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies

Chocolate Swig Cookies with Cookie Dough Frosting

 

Yield: 36 cookies

Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies

Copycat Crumbl Muddy Buddy Cookies begin with a soft and chewy peanut butter cookie. Add a small dob of peanut butter and some chocolate peanut butter topping. Then Muddy Buddies are added to the top and give these cookies the perfect crunch.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar (For rolling on outside of dough)

Muddy Buddies:

  • 2 cups Chex Mix
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • Additional creamy peanut butter (For small dobs on top of each cookie)

Topping:

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the butter, peanut butter, and sugars. Mix for about 2 minutes or until nice and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, and the vanilla.
  4. Next add the salt, baking soda, and the flour.
  5. In a small bowl, place the 1/3 cup sugar.
  6. Make the cookie dough balls by using a large cookie scoop, or make about 2" cookie dough balls with your hands.
  7. Then place each cookie dough ball into the bowl of sugar and coat the ball with sugar.
  8. Place the balls on a cookie sheet a couple of inches apart.
  9. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes until the cookies start to turn a nice golden brown.
  10. Remove the cookies from the oven, and with the bottom of a glass, press the cookie down.
  11. Let the cookies set for 2 - 3 minutes,
  12. Remove the cookies to a cooling rack.

Muddy Buddies:

  1. Place the Chex cereal into a medium bowl
  2. Put peanut butter, butter, and chocolate chips into a small bowl.
  3. Microwave on power level 5 for 1 minute, stir, and then repeat if the chocolate is not yet melted.
  4. Pour the chocolate peanut butter mixture over the cereal and stir together to completely coat cereal with chocolate mixture.
  5. Pour the cereal into a large plastic bag, then sprinkle in the powdered sugar.
  6. Shake the bag until the cereal is completely coated with powdered sugar.
  7. Set Muddy Buddies aside.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:

  1. Combine the chocolate chips and peanut butter in a small microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 1 minute, using the power level 5. Microwave for an additional 30 seconds if needed. Stir until the mixture is nice and smooth.
  3. On top of each cookie place a dob of peanut butter.
  4. Then add a teaspoon of the chocolate peanut butter mixture to the top of each cookie, spread it around until it looks nice.
  5. Allow chocolate mixture to set for about 15 - 20 minutes.
  6. Take 3 Muddy Buddies and place on each cookie.

Topping:

  1. Dust top of cookies with a little powdered sugar. (If you have a shaker, which is a container that allows you to sprinkle ingredients, you can use it to sprinkle powdered sugar on top of each cookie.
  2. Allow the cookies to set before serving, about 10 - 15 minutes.
  3. Place the remaining cookies in an air tight container. They can be stored for 3 - 4 days.

Nutrition Information

Yield

36

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 244 Total Fat 13g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 25mg Sodium 255mg Carbohydrates 30g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 1g Sugar 18g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 4g
This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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