Reindeer Munch

Easy and fun to make this snack with the kids. Ideal replacement to the cookies for Santa!

Original recipe makes 12 cups reindeer munch


2 cups crispy rice cereal squares (such as Rice Chex®)
2 cups thin pretzel sticks
1 cup cocktail peanuts
1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces (such as M&M’s®)
1 (12 ounce) package white vanilla baking chips

  • PREP

    5 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    40 mins


  1. Stir cereal squares, pretzel sticks, peanuts, and milk chocolate pieces together in a large bowl.
  2. Melt the vanilla baking chips in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 30-second intervals, stirring after each melting, for 1 to 3 minutes (depending on your microwave). Drizzle melted chips over cereal mixture. Pour mixture out onto a large piece of aluminum foil and cool for 30 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.


Calories: 174 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18.8 g
Cholesterol: 4 mg
Fat: 9.9 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 3.2 g
Sodium: 188 mg