Elf Chex Mix

From CHEX

Makes 31 servings

 

The best way to spread holiday cheer is hosting a movie night with CHEX Mix near. Vanilla coated CHEX clusters, mini wafers, pretzels, and chocolate candies make up this festive sweet and salty treat.

INGREDIENTS

8 cups RICE CHEX or CORN CHEX cereal

2 1/2 cups white vanilla baking chips

2 tablespoons holiday candy sprinkles

1 1/2 cups mini vanilla wafer cookies

1 cup tree-shaped pretzels

2 tablespoons holiday nonpareils

1 cup holiday almond or peanut chocolate candies

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Line 2 large rimmed pans with waxed paper. In large bowl, add cereal.

2.In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 2 cups of the baking chips uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring after 45 seconds, until chips are starting to melt. Continue heating in 15-second increments, until chips are melted and smooth. Pour over cereal; mix to thoroughly coat. Spread mixture in one of the pans; top with sprinkles. Cool 20 to 30 minutes or until set.

3.Meanwhile, spread cookies and pretzels in single layer, right side up, in remaining pan. In same microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/2 cup baking chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring after 30 seconds, until chips are melted and smooth. Transfer melted chips to small resealable food-storage plastic bag, and cut small corner off one end of bag. Drizzle onto cookies and pretzels; sprinkle with nonpareils. Cool 20 to 30 minutes or until set.

4.Break cereal mixture into bite-size pieces; transfer to large serving bowl. Carefully break apart pretzels and cookies, if necessary. Add to bowl; stir in candies.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at chex.com