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Christmas Chex Mix

Sweet and salty with a rich, satisfying crunch, this homemade Christmas Chex mix is the best treat to make for the holidays.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Chex Mix, Christmas Chex Mix Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 165kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 12- ounce boxes of Chex cereal used rice and wheat
  • 1 16- ounce bag Snyder’s sourdough pretzel nibblers
  • 1 7.5- ounce bag Bugles
  • 2 boxes white CandiQuik
  • 1 cup Christmas mini M&M'S divide in half
  • 1 bag Starlight Peppermints about 30, divide in half
  • ½ cup Christmas sprinkles divide in half

Instructions

  • Cover two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats
  • In a Ziploc bag crush the peppermints using a hammer or meat mallet
  • In a very large bowl combine the two Chex cereals, bugles, and pretzels. Use two large spoons and gently mix so as not to break up the pieces too much.
  • Remove half of the cereal mixture and set aside leaving the remaining half in the very large bowl. You are going to work in two batches.
  • Melt one package of the CandiQuik according to package instructions.
  • Have your M&Ms, crushed peppermints and sprinkles ready.
  • Drizzle about one-fourth of the melted CandiQuick over the cereal. Quickly sprinkle M&Ms, peppermints and candy sprinkles (1 tablespoon at a time) over the cereal. Mix gently using two large spoons.
  • Repeat this step two to three times pouring the melted CandiQuik and then quickly sprinkling M&Ms, peppermints, and sprinkles, then mixing. Do this until you have used all of one package of CandiQuik and half of the M&Ms, peppermints, and sprinkles.
  • Dump this batch onto your prepared baking sheet letting it completely cool.
  • Repeat the above steps for the second batch.

Nutrition

Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 5mg