A scrumptious addictive Christmas snack combine that’s excellent for the vacations! This snack combine is crammed with cereal, pretzels, M&Ms, and coated in melted white chocolate. No baking required.

Serve this Christmas snack combine as a snack or dessert to your vacation celebrations! A few of our different favourite Christmas treats: Christmas oreo pops, reindeer chow, and peppermint bark brownie cookies.

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The vacations are busy and also you won’t all the time have the time to make
chewy chocolate chip cookies from scratch or this
brownie trifle, however this white chocolate Christmas snack combine?! There’s undoubtedly time for this; it may be prepared in about 15 minutes whole!

It’s completely addictive, candy, and festive trying. It’s additionally really easy to customise! You may change up components to primarily based on private preferences so long as the portions stay pretty constant. 

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The best way to make this Christmas snack combine

  1. Mix Components: Use a big bowl so as to add in all of the components. The larger the bowl, the simpler it is going to be for every little thing to get a good coating of white chocolate.

    • Observe on components: This combine is finest with components which can be typically the identical measurement. Whereas many of the components are related sizes, common sized pretzels can simply overpower every little thing else; seize itty bitty pretzels OR mini pretzel rods. In case you get the mini rods, break them in half!
  2. Soften White Chocolate: microwave the chocolate till melted after which instantly toss it with the combo. White chocolate tends of hardening rapidly, so work rapidly. 
  3. Switch the combo: to a parchment paper lined sheet pan to complete hardening.
  4. Let harden: let the Christmas snack combine stand at room temperature to harden OR in the event you’re in a rush, stick it within the fridge for about 10-20 minutes. Break aside and revel in it or package deal it up for a easy do-it-yourself Christmas present!

Image of the white chocolate being poured on the snack mix

Melting white chocolate (suggestions)

  • Use prime quality white chocolate for finest outcomes: each a greater soften and a greater taste. (My favourite on this Christmas snack combine is Ghirardelli or Guittard.) Nestle will even get good outcomes.
  • The perfect tip I’ve for avoiding burned white chocolate: stir the chocolate usually in between the melting course of (each 30 seconds) and stir it for a minimum of 20-25 seconds in between every microwave burst. Keep in mind the chocolate continues to be melting even exterior of the microwave.
  • Don’t permit any liquid close to the white chocolate — if it will get moist it can seize and harden
  • Work rapidly: white chocolate hardens rapidly, so combine it with the opposite components instantly after it’s absolutely melted.

Image of the white chocolate on the ingredients in this Christmas Chex mix snack

Christmas snack combine storage suggestions

  • Retailer this Christmas snack combine in an hermetic container at room temperature for as much as a week. We like this snack combine finest inside 2-Four days.
  • You may freeze any leftover snack combine in an hermetic container/bag for as much as three months; thaw at room temperature!

Variation concepts

  • Add some festive Christmas sprinkles to the combo
  • Substitute among the cereal with popped plain popcorn
  • Use chocolate lined pretzels as an alternative of plain pretzels
  • Add in mini marshmallows (simply make certain to eat the combo the identical day!)
  • Substitute the vacation M&Ms with vacation (crimson & inexperienced) Cadbury egg candies

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Extra enjoyable Christmas treats:

Christmas Snack Combine

A scrumptious addictive Christmas snack combine that’s excellent for the vacations! This snack combine is crammed with cereal, pretzels, M&Ms, and coated in melted white chocolate. No baking required.





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christmas snack combine

Servings: 8 servings

Energy: 373 kcal


  • 2
    corn or rice chex
  • 1
    miniature pretzel twists or pretzel rods
  • 2
    Cap’n Crunch cereal
    (with no berries)
  • 2
  • 1
    Christmas (inexperienced and crimson) M&Ms
  • 1 and half of
    baggage (~three cups or 16 ounces whole)
    prime quality white chocolate chips
  • 1 and half of
    vegetable oil or shortening
  • Elective: Christmas sprinkles


  1. PREP: Line a big sheet pan with parchment paper and put aside.

  2. COMBINE: In a big bowl mix the Chex cereal, pretzels (Observe 1), Cap’n crunch cereal, cheerios, and M&Ms. Combine collectively ensuring that every little thing is evenly distributed.

  3. WHITE CHOCOLATE: In a medium sized microwave secure bowl add the white chocolate chips and vegetable oil. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir, and microwave for an additional 25 seconds. Stir till melted and clean. If wanted, return to the microwave for a bit longer. (Bursts of 10 seconds stirring for 10 seconds in between every burst). Pour the melted and clean white chocolate over the snack combine.

  4. COMBINE: Gently stir till utterly mixed and all components are coated in white chocolate (work rapidly, white chocolate hardens quick!) after which switch to the ready baking sheet and unfold into one even layer. IF desired, add some Christmas/festive sprinkles whereas white chocolate continues to be moist.

  5. FIRM UP: Permit white chocolate to agency up and harden at room temperature or place within the fridge till agency, about 10-20 minutes. Break into items and serve.

Recipe Notes

Observe 1: if utilizing miniature pretzel rods, break in half first!

Nutrition facts in this Christmas snack mix