Chex mix candy {last minute treat}

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With Christmas just around the corner, I have the perfect little gift idea for you! This simple craft/recipe is so easy to make, and your neighbors, friends and teachers will all love it! The fun thing about these take out boxes is they come in all kinds of fun colors and sizes. Get creative!

{Chex Mix Candy}


Chex mix candy {last minute treat}


  • 5 cups of Honey Nut Chex
  • 4 cups of mini pretzels
  • 1 pkg. of vanilla candi quik
  • 1 package of peanut m&m’s
  • 1 cup of melted chocolate
  • 2 crushed candy canes (optional)


  1. Combine the chex, pretzels and m&m’s in a large bowl.
  2. Melt your candiquick and pour over the top of the chex mix. Stir until combined.
  3. Drizzle with chocolate and top with crushed candy canes.


Fill your boxes with the yummy chex mix and tie a cute bow with bakers twine or ribbon. I found these fun Chinese Boxes at Hobby Lobby, but I have seen them at several other craft stores. I also added a fun little accordion pinwheel to the front (you can find the whole tutorial here), but it would be cute with a fun gift tag as well. This is a super easy gift to put together, and your friends will LOVE it!

Warning: This Chex Mix is very addicting…but oh so yummy! ;)

Hope everyone has a Happy Holidays!

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Jamielyn Nye

Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.