This Easy Christmas Snack Mix is the perfect combination of crunchy, salty and sweet, but be warned it is seriously addictive!



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Easy Christmas Snack Mix

Stuck on what to gift the neighbours? Looking for something to bring to a Christmas party? Or just searching for something to go along with your Christmas movie night? Well look no further than this easy Christmas snack mix!

There’s no hiding that the festive season is always ridiculously busy and while we might have visions of ourselves standing for hours making delicious baked treats, the reality can often be quite different!

But that’s where this easy Christmas snack mix comes into play! 10 minutes of effort for all the festive goodness –yes please!

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Now, I’m not about to claim that I came up with the concept, and in fact calling this easy Christmas snack mix a recipe hardly seems right for how little effort it requires but here we are none the less!

Christmas snack mix around the holidays is pretty common in the US, made ever easier by the fact that you can buy bags of red and green m&ms only! But don’t let a little m&m sorting stand between you and this easy Christmas snack mix! And, in true Jolly Festive style, we’ve added our own twist on this recipe too!

Plus, we can’t be the only ones with a box of Shreddies and a box of Cheerios sitting in the cupboard and this easy Christmas snack mix is the perfect way to repurpose them in the most delicious of ways!!

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Christmas Snack Mix on greaseproof paper

Give the Gift of Deliciousness!

And if you’re feeling generous, then this easy Christmas snack mix really does make the perfect host/hostess gift as well!

Pop some in a cellophane bag, attach the label (which we’ve made for you of course) and you’re good to go.

Just know that this snack mix is tough to part with…it really is that good!

Christmas Jam Label

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Easy Christmas Snack Mix

Easy Christmas Snack Mix

This Easy Christmas Snack Mix is the perfect combination of crunchy, salty and sweet, but be warned it is seriously addictive!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Snacks
Suitable For Chocolate, Make Ahead, Quick and easy
Servings 8 people


  • 100 g Cheerios
  • 50 g pretzels
  • 40 g popcorn
  • 150 g Shreddies
  • 110 g m&ms red and green
  • 700 g white chocolate chips


  • Combine the Cheerios, pretzels, popcorn and Shreddies; this tends to be easier to do on a large piece of greaseproof paper rather than in a bowl. 
  • In a microwave proof bowl, melt the white chocolate chips in 10 second increments until smooth and silky. 
  • Pour the melted white chocolate over the snack mix and carefully mix to ensure all of the cereal, popcorn and pretzels are covered evenly with the chocolate. 
  • Sprinkle the m&ms on top and leave to set at room temperature for approximately 30 minutes. 
  • Once cool, break into pieces; some large and some small chunks work best! 
  • ENJOY!
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