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

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Chex mix candy
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 16
    Calories: 433kcal
    Author: Jamielyn
    Chex mix candy - This simple craft/recipe is so easy to make, and your neighbors, friends and teachers will all love it!

    Ingredients

    • 5 cups Honey Nut Chex
    • 4 cups mini pretzels
    • 12 oz vanilla candiquik (1 package)
    • 12 oz peanut M&M's (1 package)
    • 1 cup chocolate (melted)
    • 2 candy canes (crushed, optional)

    Instructions

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

    Nutrition

    Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 5.1% | Vitamin C: 3.2% | Calcium: 7.2% | Iron: 41.8%
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    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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