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Reindeer Munchies

Reindeer Munchies

This is a sweet and easy recipe the kids can help make. Santa and the elves will gobble it up.

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25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time


Snack Mix

5 cups sweetened corn & oat honeycomb-shaped cereal or cereal squares

2 cups thin pretzel sticks, broken in half

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter  

1 (11.5-ounce) package (1 1/2 cups) real milk chocolate chips

1 cup powdered sugar

1 cup red and green candy-coated milk chocolate candies


Ice cream cones, if desired


 *Substitute almond butter or hazelnut-chocolate spread.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cover 2 baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside. Combine cereal and pretzels in bowl; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Place butter, peanut butter and chocolate chips in another bowl. Microwave 45 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving 15-45 seconds or until butter and chocolate are melted. Stir until smooth.

  3. STEP 3

    Pour chocolate mixture immediately over cereal in bowl; stir until well coated. Spread mixture evenly in single layer on prepared baking sheets. Refrigerate 20 minutes to set.

  4. STEP 4

    Break into bite-sized pieces; divide mixture between 2 large resealable plastic food bags. Pour 1/2 cup powdered sugar into each bag; seal bags. Shake bags until mixture is well coated. Place 1/2 cup chocolate pieces in each bag; seal bags. Carefully shake to distribute chocolate pieces.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon mixture into ice cream cones, if desired. Store mixture in resealable plastic food bags or container with tight-fitting lid in refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.

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Tip #1

- Add more powdered sugar after storage, if needed.

Tip #2

- For longer storage, freeze in container with tight-fitting lid or resealable plastic freezer bags up to 2 months.

Tip #3

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition (1/2 cup)

310 Calories
16 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
340 Sodium (mg)
39 Carbohydrates (g)
2 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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