Santa’s Reindeer Chow

 The Delicious Spoon

"Reindeer Chow may give Santa’s reindeer the energy they need to deliver gifts around the world but this Christmas snack mix feeds humans too! Chocolate covered Chex Mix, peanuts, salted pretzels, chocolate candy coated in white chocolate. A Christmas snack mix powerhouse!"

- The Delicious Spoon

Chex Rice Cereal

Key Ingredient:


– Chex rice cereal – semi-sweet chocolate chips – peanut butter – powdered sugar – cocoa powder – small pretzel twists – salted peanuts – red and green M&Ms or Smarties – white chocolate chips – coconut oil


Santa’s Reindeer Chow Recipe


20 Servings


Dessert, Treat

prep time

15 Minutes


North American

1. Add the Chex cereal to a large bowl.


2. In a small microwave save bowl add the semi-sweet chocolate chips and peanut butter. Microwave on low for 1 minute. Remove and stir until smooth and all of the chocolate has melted.


3. Add the chocolate mixture to the bowl with Chex and gently stir being careful not to crush the Chex.


4. Add the cocoa powder and icing sugar to a large resealable bag, seal and shake to mix. Add the chocolate-coated Chex pieces to the bag, seal tightly and shake to coat the Chex in the powder. Place in the fridge to harden for about 30 minutes.


5. Add the pretzels, peanuts and M&Ms to a large bowl.


6. In a medium microwave-safe bowl add the white chocolate chips and coconut oil. Microwave on low for 1 minute. Remove and mix until chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour the white chocolate into the large bowl of pretzel mix and mix with a spoon to coat.


7. Cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper and pour the white chocolate mix out and spread it evenly over the surface of the pan. Place in the fridge for about 30 minutes to harden. Remove from fridge and break up into bite-size pieces.


8. Add the white chocolate mixture and the coca Chex mixture to a large bowl and mix. Enjoy!



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