Buddy The Elf™ Chex Mix

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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.
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 8 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2½ cups white vanilla baking chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons holiday candy sprinkles
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1½ cups mini vanilla wafer cookies
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup tree-shaped pretzels
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons holiday nonpareils
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup holiday almond or peanut chocolate candies
Nutrition
  • Serving Size (1/2 Cup): Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 130mg; Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 14g); Protein 2g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15%;
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1.5
Preparation
  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.
Tips
  • Store in airtight container so the mixture stays crisp.