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Holiday Chex Mix is a classic favorite, and you can’t ever go wrong when you combine cereal, chocolate, nuts, and coconut! So addicting, it can also be called Christmas Crack, LOL!
Holiday Chex Mix is a gooey and fun recipe that is quick to make and makes quite a large batch which is good, since everyone once they try it, will not stop eating it. It’s perfect for holiday get togethers, parties, or makes great gifts. Put some of the Holiday Chex mix in a festive bag and tie it with a bow- and you can give it to your kid’s teachers, your mailman, your hairdresser, your co-workers, your building doorman….etc. you get the point!
- 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
- 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
- 3 cups Golden Grahams cereal
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- 1 1/2 cups nuts- I used 1/2 cup each salted cashews slivered almonds & sliced almonds
- 3/4 cups butter 1 1/2 cubes
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup corn syrup
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 bag holiday M&M’s
Combine all cereal, coconut and nuts in a large bowl.
In a medium saucepan, heat the butter, sugar, corn syrup and salt over medium heat. Once it begins boiling, set a timer and boil for 3 minutes, stirring often.
Once it’s done, remove from heat and pour mixture over cereal. Stir well, so that everything is coated. Let sit for about 5 minutes, then add M&M’s and gently stir once more. Store in an airtight container.
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