Chex Mix Holiday Combination


Tess Szathmary, Staff Writer

Are you tired of buying store-bought desserts for your Christmas parties? Want to try something easy? Then look no further than this Chex Mix holiday combination. It’s not only super simple, but also extremely delicious!


  1. Six cups rice Chex or corn Chex cereal
  2. 2 cups mini marshmallows
  3. 1 cup mini pretzel twists
  4. 15 oz vanilla candy coating
  5. 3 tablespoons holiday colored sprinkles
  6. ¼ cup powdered sugar
  7. 1 cup holiday M&M’s


  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.
  3. Pour onto cereal mixture; mix well.
  4. Spread on cookie sheet; sprinkle with holiday sprinkles, and cool completely, about 15 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  5. In 2-gallon 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.
  6. In large serving bowl, mix coated cereal mixture and chocolate candies.


—You can find more recipes like this on the Chex cereal website—