Orange Creamsicle Buddies Recipe

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Maureen Burns Modified: March 21, 2022
Orange Creamsicle Buddies Recipe

How To Make Orange Creamsicle Buddies

Orange creamsicle buddies are a zesty variation of muddy buddies. Chex cereals are covered with white chocolate and sprinkled with orange zest.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 8cupsrice chex cereal
  • cupswhite vanilla baking chips
  • ¼cupbutter
  • 3tbspheavy cream
  • tbsporange zest,this is the zest of about 1½ large oranges
  • 1tsporange extract
  • cupssugar,powdered


  1. Measure 8 cups Rice Chex Cereal into a very large mixing bowl, set aside. In a microwave safe mixing bowl, combine vanilla baking chips, butter, cream and orange zest.

  2. Microwave mixture on 50% power in 30 second intervals, stirring with a fork after each interval, until melted and smooth. Stir in orange extract.

  3. Pour mixture over Chex Cereal and gently toss mixture with a rubber spatula until evenly coated. Pour coated cereal into a 2-gallon ziploc bag, add powdered sugar and seal bag.

  4. Shake mixture until evenly coated with powdered sugar.

  5. For a crispier version: preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Divide prepared Orange Creamsicle Buddies in an even layer among two cookie sheets and bake for 20 minutes, stirring once halfway through baking.

  6. Allow to cool and store mixture in an airtight container.


  • Calories: 215.14kcal
  • Fat: 4.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.87g
  • Fiber: 0.66g
  • Sugar: 22.38g
  • Protein: 1.04g
  • Cholesterol: 11.48mg
  • Sodium: 124.65mg
  • Calcium: 55.96mg
  • Potassium: 55.95mg
  • Iron: 4.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 111.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.90mg
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