Gluten-Free Reindeer Feed

Gluten-Free Reindeer Feed

Get the kids in the kitchen to help with this easy Chex mix recipe for Santa's reindeer. To make Reindeer Feed, melt white chocolate in the microwave and stir in Chex cereal and crushed candy canes. Save some for the reindeer!

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cups Rice Chex® or Corn Chex® cereal
bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips (2 cups)
cup coarsely crushed peppermint candy canes (14 miniature, unwrapped)
  1. Line cookie sheet with foil or waxed paper. Place cereal in large bowl.
  2. In microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. Stir in half the crushed peppermint candy.
  3. Pour over cereal; toss to evenly coat. Spread mixture in single layer on cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with remaining candy. Let stand until set, about 20 minutes. Gently break up coated cereal. Store in airtight container.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To make feed bag, cut two 6 1/2 x 5-inch rectangles from a piece of muslin-type fabric. Using a hot glue gun, run a bead of glue on edge of three sides of one rectangle. Top with other rectangle to form pocket. Turn pocket inside-out. Roll down top opened edge to create a cuff.
Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1/2 Cup))
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.