St. Patrick’s Day Chex Mix {recipe}

How to Make St Patrick’s Day Chex Mix is so easy to make your kids could do it too.  It’s a festive treat that looks super cute and tastes really yummy.  This Chex Mix Recipe uses Vanilla Chex cereal, Honey Nut Chex Cereal, white chocolate baking chips, pretzels and green M&M’s.  The mix is perfect for a birthday party, St. Patrick’s Day, or customize the color to match your party or event! It’s a great homemade gift idea for friends and neighbors, too!

St. Patrick's Day Chex Mix

Chex Mix Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Vanilla Chex Cereal
  • 1 Box Honey Nut Chex Cereal
  • 12 oz bag of white chocolate baking chips
  • 1 bag pretzels
  • 1 bag green M&M’s

Directions {step-by-step}

Chex Mix

MIX vanilla chex cereal, honey nut chex cereal and pretzels in a bowl.

SPREAD out on a cookie sheet.

MELT white chocolate baking chips in microwave safe dish in microwave or you can use a Wilton disposable piping bag like I did.  My 12 oz. bag took about 2.5 minutes.  I’d recommend melting your chips in 30 second increments.

DRIZZLE melted white chocolate onto chex cereal mixture.

COOL after white chocolate cools break up mix and return to bowl.

MIX M&M’S into chex mix.

St. Patrick’s Day Chex Mix {recipe}
Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 30
 
Ingredients
  • 1 box Vanilla Chex Cereal
  • 1 box Honey Nut Chex Cereal
  • 1 bag pretzel’s
  • 1 bag White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1 bag M&M’s
Instructions
  1. Combine vanilla chex cereal, honey nut chex cereal and pretzels in a large bowl. Be careful not to crush or break cereal pieces.
  2. Spread mixture in batches onto a cookie sheet. Drizzle melted white chocolate on mixture. Let cool.
  3. Break apart and return mix to bowl and add M&M’s.

 

ENJOY, GIVE as a GIFT, or let the chex mix be part of your birthday party decor like I did for my daughters party!

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Vanilla Chex Mix {recipe}

How to Make Vanilla Chex Mix looks easier than it actually is.  Maybe I’m just deficient in the art of chex mix making, but it’s a messy business and those Chex pieces are harder to cover than they seem.  On the upside, it’s a treat that looks super cute and tastes really yummy.    This Vanilla Chex Mix Recipe uses Rice Chex cereal, Instant Vanilla Pudding, white chocolate baking chips, Peanut M&M’s, and candy sprinkles.  The mix is perfect for a birthday party, Valentine’s Day, or customize the color to match your party or event!   It’s a great homemade gift idea for friends and neighbors, too!

Vanilla Chex Mix

I found this recipe on Butter, with a Side of Bread.  Their recipe uses Strawberry Cream Pudding (hard to find) which gives the mix a strawberry flavor and they don’t use nuts in their recipe, but inspiration definitely comes from them with thanks!

Vanilla Chex Mix Ingredients

Vanilla Chex Mix ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Chex Mix
  • 12 oz bag of white chocolate baking chips
  • 1 box of Instant Vanilla Pudding (you’ll use 4 TBS of mix)
  • Peanut M&M’s
  • Candy Sprinkles
  • Food colorant (I used magenta colored gel by Wilton’s)

Directions {step-by-step}

Vanilla Chex Mix

MELT white chocolate baking chips in microwave safe dish in microwave.  My 12 oz. bag took about 2.5 minutes.  I’d recommend melting your chips in 30 second increments.

ADD 4 TBS of Vanilla pudding mix to melted white chocolate.

Vanilla Chex Mix

ADD food coloring.  Just add enough drops for desired color.  Stir in.

Chex Mix

MIX 6 cups of Chex mix into melted chocolate.  Good luck with this part.  It’s harder than it looks to try to cover the Chex pieces without breaking them.

Vanilla Chex Mix

SPREAD mix onto wax paper and then add M&M’s and sprinkles.

LET cool.

Vanilla Chex Mix

ENJOY, GIVE as a GIFT, or let the chex mix be part of your birthday party decor like I did for my daughters party!

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