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Monday, December 9, 2013

How to make Easy Christmas Chex Mix

This Christmas Chex Mix is one of my favorite ways to snack around Christmas.   It's easily made with some of our favorites like M&M's, pecans, pretzels, cereals and it's coated with white chocolate.



We could live on snacks and appetizers during this season and the choices are endless.   

Are you like that, you just want a festive fun snack while watching Christmas moves or playing games with the family?


 We call this Christmas Chex Mix, Reindeer Chow and it has the perfect blend of sweet and salty, it's also fun for the little ones to leave out for Santa's Reindeer. 

 We have always left Santa plenty of cookies and milk but what about all those reindeer,  they need loads of energy to pull that overloaded sleigh don't they?

This is a fun tradition here at the Ranch, feeding Santa's Reindeer and Santa's helpers like us.   


Christmas Chex Mix



Ingredients
  • 3 cups of Chex cereal
  • 3 cups of Cheerios
  • 3 cups of pecans or peanuts
  • 3 cups of plain red and green M&M's
  • 3 cups of pretzel sticks
  • 1- 12 oz bag of white chocolate chips
Instructions
1. Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper
2. Add the first five ingredients in a large bowl and gently mix well
3. Melt white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave at 50 % power for 1-2  minutes stirring often or use a candy melting pot.
4. Pour the chocolate over the cereal blend and stir gently but quickly to thoroughly coat the mixture with the chocolate
5. Spread evenly on the wax paper and let cool
6. After the mixture is cool it can be stored in an airtight container
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13 comments:

  1. This looks so festive, simple and most of all delicious! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I could eat that whole container!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  3. The kids would LOVE this! Thanks so much for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday, this week.

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  4. How fun! You are right...can't leave out the reindeer. When I was a kid we left a carrot. Reindeer today are luckier! Thank you for linking, Evelyn.

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  5. This looks so good!!! And I'm so with you... I could just eat snacks and appetizers (and the occasional dessert, of course!!!) all day every day! This looks so addicting!!!

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  6. Evelyn,
    Love the new look! The reindeer chow will be a hit with the grandchildren, yummy stuff. Thanks for sharing on Tuesday Trivia. Featuring today and pinned of course.
    Merry Christmas,
    Wanda Ann @ Memories by the Mile

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  7. Here from the Grand Social and mujer you put me and my waistline in trouble now!! ; ) Gonna pin this one 'cause I know everyone's gonna ♥ it. Gracias & BB2U

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  8. Hi Evelyn,
    Your Reindeer Chow would be a great snack for the holidays. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend!
    Miz Helen

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  9. Reindeer Chow is so addicting. It's a big hit with my family. Thank you for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you next week.

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  10. Wow this looks great, my kids would love this and I would too :)

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  11. Hi Evelyn! Your Reindeer Chow is one of the Top Features from last week's Sweet Wednesday Link Party! Congratulations and stop by to grab a featured button: http://www.my-sweet-mission.com/2013/12/top-features-from-swlp-14-christmas.html

    Also, this post is pinned to my Features from Sweet Wednesday Link Party board too: http://www.pinterest.com/mysweetmission/features-from-sweet-wednesday-link-party/

    Thanks so much for linking up, I appreciate you!

    Hugs,
    Heather
    MySweetMission.net

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  12. Thank you so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. We love having your join the fun.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  13. My kiddos would have so much fun making and eating this!

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments:)))