Reindeer Munch


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

close up view of Reindeer Munch with cereal, pretzels, candy and white chocolate in a red bowl
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
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


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
10g Fat
19g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 188mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 67mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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