The holiday season offers you a chance to make delicious homemade treats to serve at all your holiday parties and to give as gifts. Eight creative and fun Chex Mix ideas produce some of the tastiest treats and easiest gifts you’ll ever make, serve and give.
1. Popcorn-Pretzel Chex Mix
By pouring a melted marshmallow creme and butter mixture over Vanilla Chex, popped popcorn, small pretzels and chocolate candies, you have a sweet treat that’s also indulgent. Personalize this recipe by using melted caramel or chocolate sauce and different cereal flavors.
2. Lemon Chex Mix
Melted vanilla baking chips, butter, lemon peel and lemon juice combine with Chex or Cheerios to make a refreshing and festive mix. Top the mix powdered sugar and coconut or use oranges and Fruit Loops to add a unique twist.
3. Deviled Chex Mix
Sprinkle melted butter and a variety of spices like paprika, chili powder, curry, cumin and coriander over Chex cereal, nuts and pretzels. Microwave the mixture for three minutes on high as you add spice to your holidays. Alter the amount of chili powder and curry based on your palate.
4. Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix
Toss a packet of dry ranch dressing with melted butter, Chex, pretzels, cheese crackers and parmesan cheese to make a delicious salty treat. Bagel chips, nuts and flavored crackers add variety and flavor to this recipe.
5. Chex Mex Snowflake Candy from Double Dipped Life
6. Apple Cinnamon Chex Mix from Formula Mom
7. Margarita Chex Mix from Cupcake Project
8. Taco-Seasoned Chex Mix from Alli ‘N Son
With versatile and delicious Chex Mix recipes like these, you’ll want to make several batches to serve at your holiday parties. Then, use attractive and cute treat holders from Current as you package the mix and give it to your friends, colleagues, hairdresser and everyone on your list. Which recipe will you try first?