Orange Creamsicle Muddy Buddies™

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16 Servings
No need to worry about melting in the heat! Tangy orange and smooth vanilla flavor give our recipe for Orange Creamsicle Muddy Buddies all the flavor without any of the mess.
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 9 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups vanilla chips (12 ounces)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 teaspoons vegetable oil (can substitute coconut or other oil)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons orange zest (zest of 2 oranges)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 teaspoon orange extract (optional)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
Preparation
  1. Place cereal in a large bowl.
  2. In a 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, add vanilla chips and oil. Melt in 30 second increments, stopping and stirring after each, until completely melted and smooth.
  3. Pour melted vanilla chips over the Rice Chex, then gently stir until all of the cereal is coated. Fold in the orange zest and extracts, if using.
  4. Pour the powdered sugar into a large zipped-top bag. Add the cereal mixture, seal the bag, and shake until all the cereal is covered in powdered sugar. Discard any excess sugar.
  5. Spread Muddy Buddies on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper to cool. Top with additional orange zest, if desired. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.