Delicious and Festive Christmas Snack Mix Recipe

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Delicious and Festive Christmas Snack Mix Recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 29, 2023

Make your holidays extra special with this delicious and festive Christmas snack mix. This recipe combines a variety of sweet and savory ingredients to create a delightful treat that everyone will enjoy. It's perfect for holiday parties, movie nights, or even as edible gifts. The combination of crispy cereal, salty pretzels, sweet chocolate, nuts, and warm spices makes this snack mix irresistible. The best part is, it can be prepared in just a few minutes, allowing you more time to spend with your loved ones during the holiday season.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rice cereal squares
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 1 cup M&M's
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rice cereal squares, pretzels, M&M's, mixed nuts, dried cranberries, white chocolate chips, and semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  4. Drizzle the butter mixture over the snack mix and gently toss to coat evenly.
  5. Spread the coated snack mix onto a baking sheet in an even layer.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes to prevent burning and ensure even baking.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
  8. Once cooled, transfer the snack mix to an airtight container for storage or divide into festive holiday bags for gifting.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • This snack mix can be customized by adding your favorite ingredients like mini marshmallows, chocolate-covered pretzels, or dried fruit.
  • It's a great recipe to make with kids, as they can help with mixing and coating the snack mix.
  • The combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy elements in this snack mix is addictive and will keep you coming back for more.