Chef Becky’s Holiday Snack Mix with Chex, Pretzels, Dried Apples, Cranberries and M&M’s

This quick and easy Holiday Snack Mix is sure to become a family favorite!! Toast Cheerios with melted butter and cinnamon, then add the whole wheat Chex, pretzels, dried apples, dried cranberries, and M&M’s. Perfect for gift giving!

Holiday Snack Mix

  • 14 ounce box Cheerios, plain
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cinnamon
  • 14 ounce box Whole Wheat Chex
  • 6 cups mini pretzels
  • 2 cups dried apple rings, chopped small
  • 2 cups dried cranberries
  • 2 cups M&M’s (12.6 ounce bag)
  1. In a large skillet, melt the stick of butter and add the cinnamon over medium-low heat. Stir well. Add the box of Cheerios, and stir well. Toast the Cheerios by stirring constantly over medium-low heat, until the butter is completely absorbed. Remove from heat.
  2. In a very large bowl, place the toasted Cheerios, the Chex cereal, the pretzels, the dried apples, the dried cranberries, and the M&M’s. Stir very well.
  3. Divide into cute gift packaging. Air tight is best. Store in the freezer if possible.