Christmas Crack Chex Mix
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Serves: 12+
Christmas Crack Chex Mix is a family-favorite filled with Chex mix, cheerios, salted peanuts, M&M's, pretzels, and coated in chocolate! Beware because it's highly addictive and so good! Makes for delicious homemade gifts!
  • 4 cups Chex cereal
  • 4 cups Cheerios
  • 4 cups pretzel rods
  • 3 cups salted cocktail peanuts
  • 11 ounces red and green M&M's
  • 24 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 3½ teaspoons shortening or solid coconut oil
  1. Place the Chex cereal, Cheerios, pretzel rods, peanuts, and M&M's into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place parchment paper on a large baking sheet. Set aside
  3. In a microwave, safe bowl, add the white chocolate chips and shortening or coconut oil and microwave it at 50% power in 30-second increments, stirring in between increments until melted.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate into the mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Place the mix onto the baking sheet and push it down evenly using a plastic spatula.
  6. Place the baking sheet in a refrigerator for at least 20 minutes, break the clumps, and store in an airtight container.
Recipe by Gal on a Mission at