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Christmas Chex Mix Recipe (Christmas Crack)

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Set Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 14 cups
Calories: 647kcal
Christmas Chex Mix is the best dessert to have on hand during the holidays. It is easy to make and hard to stop eating!
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  • 2 ½ cups rice Chex
  • 2 ½ cups corn Chex
  • 2 ½ cups pretzels
  • 2 ½ cups cheerios
  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 1 cup red and green M&Ms
  • 5 cups white chocolate chips
  • Red sprinkles
  • Green sprinkles


  • In a large bowl, combine the rice chex, corn chex, pretzels, cheerios, peanuts and M&M’s.
    2 ½ cups rice Chex, 2 ½ cups corn Chex, 2 ½ cups pretzels, 2 ½ cups cheerios, 2 cups peanuts, 1 cup red and green M&Ms
    how to make christmas crack chex mix
  • Place the white chocolate chips into a microwave safe bowl. Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each time, until completely melted. This should take about 1 ½ - 2 minutes.
    5 cups white chocolate chips
    how to make christmas crack chex mix
  • Pour the melted white chocolate into the chex mixture and toss until completely coated.
    how to make christmas crack chex mix
  • Spread the mixture onto 1 or 2 parchment lined baking sheets. Sprinkle with red and green sprinkles.
    Red sprinkles, Green sprinkles
    how to make christmas crack chex mix
  • Let set until hardened, about 20 minutes. Once set, break up into small chunks and serve.


  • Storage: Christmas Chex Mix may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


Calories: 647kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 360mg | Potassium: 401mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 444IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 6mg