Dear Crissy

Festive Holiday Chex Mix

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Chex Party Mix: PB & Chocolate Blast

I smile when I think of Chex® Party Mix, and I’ll bet that many of you reading this have many fond memories of this holiday snack, too.

I know that for me, Chex® Party Mix signals Christmas in a big way, and some of my fondest memories of holiday gatherings include a big bowl of Chex® Party Mix!

In fact, I can remember that the mother of one of my best friends always brought Chex® Party Mix to our school holiday parties and now that I have my own little preschooler, I want to be that mom!

Luckily, there are many Chex® Party Mix recipes that you can make in 15 minutes with a few great ingredients and your microwave. Yes, I said your microwave!

When I saw this Chex® PB and chocolate blast recipe on the Chex® website, I knew I had to try it. My kids love the crunch of Chex® cereal, and with a little chocolate and peanut butter added to the mix I just knew this fast and festive treat would be a hit!

Chex Party Mix: PB & Chocolate Blast

My guess was correct, of course. Not only was it an absolute breeze to whip up this Chex® PB and chocolate blast party mix recipe, it was completely delicious.

Also? It does feel pretty cool to be the Chex® Party Mix mom.

Don’t forget, six of the Chex® cereal varieties are gluten free (Wheat Chex® and Multi-grain Chex® are not gluten free), and all Chex® cereals have 8 grams or more whole grain per serving; at least 48 grams recommended daily! Check your labels!

Check out for lots of 15-minute Chex® Party Mix recipes, and be sure to follow Chex® on Facebook.

Happy holidays and I hope you enjoy this delicious Chex® PB and chocolate blast recipe!

Chex Party Mix: PB & Chocolate Blast

Chex® Party Mix: PB & chocolate blast


  • 6 cups Rice Chex® cereal 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (8 oz) 1 cup peanut butter chips 1 cup red and green candy-coated chocolate candies 1 cup dry-roasted peanuts


1. Line 2 cookie sheets with foil or waxed paper. Place 3 cups cereal in large bowl. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Pour melted chips over cereal in bowl; stir to evenly coat. Spread mixture in single layer on one of the cookie sheets. Refrigerate 5 minutes or until set.

2. Repeat the above using the remaining cereal and the peanut butter chips; refrigerate 5 minutes or until set.

3. Gently break up coated cereal into large bowl. Add candy and peanuts; stir gently to combine. Store in airtight container.

    One Comment on “Festive Holiday Chex Mix”

  1. This stuff is so good. My coworker makes it every year! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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