a glass bowl of 5 minute christmas snack mix

5 minute Christmas Snack Mix

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 20 servings
The holidays are here again and I'm feeling like it's going to be the year of snacking. This 5 Minute Christmas Snack Mix is perfect for parties and guests!


  • 1 Large Can Salted Peanuts
  • 1/2 11.4 ounce Bag Christmas M&Ms
  • 1/2 11.4 ounce Bag Christmas Peanut Butter M&Ms
  • 2 Small Bags Sour Cherry Balls
  • 1/2 11.4 Bags Christmas Mini Cadbury Eggs
  • 2 Cups Mini Pretzels
  • 2 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • Chex Muddy Buddies recipe follows

Chex Muddy Buddies

  • 9 Cups Rice Chex
  • 1/2 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar


  • Start by preparing the Muddy Buddies so they have time to cool
  • In a small, microwave safe bowl, add the peanut butter and chocolate chips. Microwave for 1 minute, stir and add up to another 30 seconds until everything is smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the chocolate over the cereal in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Place half of the powdered sugar in a large ziploc, add half of the chex and seal shut. Shake to coat the cereal.
  • Pour out onto parchment paper or a cookie sheet to cool and repeat with remaining cereal and powdered sugar.
  • In a large bowl, once the muddy buddies are cool, add all ingredients and toss to combine.
  • Store for up to 3 days in a sealed container.
Nutrition Facts
5 minute Christmas Snack Mix
Amount Per Serving (1 handful)
Calories 308
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 4.8mg2%
Carbohydrates 55.4g18%
Fiber 3.6g15%
Sugar 24.7g27%
Protein 6.4g13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.