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Christmas Chex™ Party Mix

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Christmas Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 24
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Need a sweet holiday snack mix for your next Christmas event? Try this Christmas Chex™ Party Mix inspired by a winter snow day. Chex™ cereal, marshmallows and pretzel twists are coated in vanilla almond bark and sprinkles, dusted with powdered sugar and tossed with holiday-colored chocolate candies. No matter the occasion, you can't go wrong with this holiday Chex™ mix recipe!
Updated Nov 15, 2022

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows (from 10.5-oz bag)
  • 1 cup mini pretzel twists (from 16-oz bag)
  • 15 oz vanilla candy coating (almond bark) (about 9 cubes from 20-oz package)
  • 3 tablespoons holiday-colored sprinkles or nonpareils
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup holiday-colored candy-coated chocolate candies

Steps

  • 1
    Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, mix cereal, marshmallows and pretzels.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 60 to 90 seconds, stirring after 1 minute, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Pour onto cereal mixture; mix well.
  • 3
    Spread on cookie sheet; sprinkle with holiday sprinkles, and cool completely, about 15 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  • 4
    In 2-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag, add coated cereal pieces and powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake to coat. Remove from bag; discard any remaining powdered sugar.
  • 5
    In large serving bowl, mix coated cereal mixture and chocolate candies.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Store any extra holiday Chex™ mix in a covered container at room temperature.
  • tip 2
    Customize this Christmas Chex™ mix recipe for any holiday by using other colors of M&M’s® and sprinkles.
  • tip 3
    Microwave the candy coating just until it starts to melt, then stir until smooth to avoid overheating.

Nutrition

190 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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