Crunchy, sweet and salty, this Christmas Chex Mix is a holiday snack loved by kids and adults alike. It's loaded not only with cereal but also pretzels, chocolate, marshmallows, and more. You can count on this sweet Chex mix recipe being a hit at all holiday parties!
Prep Time: 20mins
Total Time: 20mins
6cupsRice chex cereal
3cupsCinnamon Crunch cereal
1/4cuppure maple syrup
1cupwhite candy melts(vanilla)
1 1/2cupspowdered sugar
3cupsCrunch N' Munch caramel popcorn
1cupchow mein noodles
1/2cupDots(red and green)
1/4cupchocolate bark(melted to drizzle on top)
In an extra-large mixing bowl combine the rice Chex cereal, Cheerios, Cinnamon Crunch cereal, and animal crackers.
Drizzle maple syrup over cereal mix and toss, making sure everything is coated evenly.
In a microwavable safe bowl, melt candy melts according to package directions until completely melted and smooth.
Pour melted chocolate over cereal mixture and gently stir. Add powdered sugar and toss making sure all cereal is coated.
Next, add in Crunch N’ Munch popcorn, pretzels, and Chow mein noodles. Give the mixture a gentle toss to incorporate everything.
The next six topping ingredients are optional, but also makes this more colorful for the holidays. If you choose to use the colorful ingredients you can add and mix everything together.
Dig in and enjoy! NOTE: Don't miss all the tips and variation/substitution ideas in the article.
Stored at room temperature, Chex mix will last for up to 5 days in an airtight container. Keep out of direct sunlight and heat to avoid melting the chocolate. You can also freeze it for up to 2 months. Just store in a freezer ziploc bag and transfer to the fridge for when the craving strikes (or you're having a party) and enjoy.
Nutritional information given is an automatic calculation and can vary based on the exact products you use and any changes you make to the recipe. If these numbers are very important to you, I would recommend calculating them yourself.