Easy Reindeer Chow

Easy Reindeer Chow - A delicious snack mix filled with pretzels, peanuts, Cheerios, Chex and M&Ms covered in white chocolate. Great for snacking and gift giving!

Cheerios, Chex mix, pretzels, peanuts and M&Ms covered in white chocolate make up this┬ádelicious, classic Christmas mix! It’s great for holiday munching and gift giving!



  1. Use a rolling pin to crush the pretzels in a plastic gallon ziplock bag.
  2. Add the pretzels, Cheerios, Chex cereal, peanuts and M&Ms to a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Add the white chocolate chips and shortening to a microwave-safe bowl and heat in 30 second increments, stirring each time, until chips are melted.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate on top of the ingredients in the big mixing bowl.
  5. Use a greased spatula to stir and combine.
  6. Place the mix onto baking sheets lined with silicone mats or parchment paper, using spatula to flatten.
  7. Shake on some sprinkles (optional),
  8. Refrigerate baking pan for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.


This recipe fills two standard size baking sheets and makes a little over two plastic gallon bags of snack mix.