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Addicting Christmas Chex Mix

This Christmas Chex Mix is crunchy, salty and seriously Addicting!

Baking tray and three separate Christmas tins filled with Addicting Christmas Chex Mix.

It’s Christmas Time! My very favourite time of the year. In my family it isn’t Christmas without this super Addicting Christmas Chex Mix!

I love how every family is different; we all have our own traditions. My family has made this delicious and addicting snack for years; the ingredients may vary every Christmas but the excitement over this crunchy snack remains the same.  Does your family have a special tradition? 

My grandma gives out Christmas Chex Mix as gifts every single year. We love it so much! This year I heard rumours she had decided not to make it, but everyone she told freaked out and begged her to continue on the tradition. It simply would not be the same without this yummy snack. I hope you love this as much as my family does!

Why it works

  1. Salty and super addicting, this Christmas Chex Mix is the ultimate crunchy snack!
  2. Make a double batch, load them up into cute Christmas tins and give them away as gifts to friends and family.
  3. Add your favourite snacky additions to make this recipe your very own!
Baking tray and three separate Christmas tins filled with Addicting Christmas Chex Mix.

Ingredients

Chex Mix is so much fun because you can add whatever ingredients you like! This is what I like to add to mine:

  • chex
  • shreddies
  • pretzels
  • bbq peanuts
  • butter
  • worcestershire
  • sea salt
  • chili powder
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder

Ingredient swap outs – Here are some different ingredient ideas in case you want to swap something out: cheezies, any flavour peanut, popped popcorn, bugels, nacho chips and/or smarties.

How to make Christmas Chex Mix

This is the best way to make Christmas Chex Mix! Here’s how:

Preheat oven to 250°. Melt the butter and pour into a large mixing bowl. Add the worcestershire, sea salt, chili powder, garlic powder and onion powder, then mix until fully combined. Add the chex, shreddies, pretzels and bbq peanuts. Toss the ingredients until the snacks are fully coated, then spread evenly over two baking sheets.

Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 10 to 15 minutes to ensure even baking. Cool completely before storing in an air tight container.

Expert Tips

  1. If stored in an air tight container, it will last 4-6 weeks at room temperature.
  2. Want it to last longer? Freeze it! Store it in an air tight freezer safe ziploc, and it will last 4-6 months in the freezer.
  3. Pack this Christmas Chex Mix into festive Christmas tins to give away as delicious, easy and affordable gifts!
Baking tray and three separate Christmas tins filled with Addicting Christmas Chex Mix.

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This crunchy, salty, perfectly spiced Addicting Christmas Chex Mix is a great snack for the Christmas season or to make for easy and yummy gifts.
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5 from 9 votes

Addicting Christmas Chex Mix

This crunchy, salty, perfectly spiced Addicting Christmas Chex Mix is a great snack for the Christmas season or to make for easy and yummy gifts.
Course Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword Christmas Chex Mix, Christmas Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 24 portions
Author Aleta

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Honey Nut Chex
  • 3 cups Pretzels
  • 3 cups Original Shreddies
  • 2 cups BBQ Peanuts
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp worchestershire
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp onion powder

Instructions

Equipment Needed

  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • 2 x Baking Sheets

Directions

  • Heat oven to 250° 
  • Melt butter and pour into a large mixing bowl. Mix in the worchestershire, sea salt, chili powder, garlic powder and onion powder. Once fully combined, toss the remaining ingredients into the butter and mix well.
  • Spread evenly between two baking sheets and bake on the middle rack for 1 hour. Stir the Christmas Chex Mix every 10/15 minutes to ensure even baking.
  • Cool to room temperature before packing into air tight containers. 

Notes

Expert Tips

  1. This Christmas Chex Mix will last 4-6 weeks if kept in an air tight container.
  2. Want it to last longer? Freeze it! Store it in an air tight freezer safe ziploc, and it will last 4-6 months in the freezer.
  3. Pack this Christmas Chex Mix into festive Christmas tins to give away as delicious, easy and affordable gifts!

22 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I don’t think I’ve ever had it, but I bet it tastes delicious and makes for a nice gift everybody loves!

  2. 5 stars
    Yup addictive is right. Perfect for parties, or movie night (especially watching Christmas movies). Great as a food gift to take along to parties too.

  3. 5 stars
    These snack mixes are essential during the holiday season and this one looks so good!

  4. 5 stars
    I was looking for an easy recipe, that is savory and festive, for the gifts! My friends will be very happy to receive it!

  5. 5 stars
    Chex mix is a must at our holiday gatherings! I didn’t know you could freeze it, cant wait to give that a try!

  6. Wow, this chex mix looks amazing! Such an easy treat to put together! Pinned!

  7. 5 stars
    what a feast! I’m not really familiar with Chex mix, but I’d be so down for this on Christmas!

  8. 5 stars
    I’ve been making a variety of chex mix over the past few months and I had plans to make some for Christmas. With all the cookie baking, I just ran out of time. However, this sounds delicious for our New Year’s Eve party! Everyone loves chex mix and this sounds flavorful and fun!

  9. It just wouldn’t be Christmas without the Chex Mix! I’ll admit, that’s usually sometime my mom makes, but I may have to finally try my hand at it. You can never have too much Chex Mix, right?

  10. 5 stars
    This is so fun! I love how easy this is and I can even get my kids involved! This would be great for family to snack on while in town visiting or even for gifts!

  11. 5 stars
    This Chex mix is so addicting. I think I’ll need to make a staple for every holiday because once a year won’t be enough for this snack.

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