Peppermint Christmas Munch


Stir up some Christmas magic for Santa and leave him a bowl full of Peppermint White Chocolate Christmas Munch! A mix of Rice and Honey Nut Chex, melted white chocolate chips, pretzels, Holiday M & M’s and Peppermint M & M’s make this Christmas snack one to savor throughout the season.  Perfect for gift giving too.  For more food gift giving ideas click here. 

Peppermint Christmas Munch

Peppermint Christmas Munch Mix Recipe

Whether you are hosting a party or need to take a snack this Peppermint Christmas Munch Mix will be a big hit.  For Christmas gifts, pack in pretty Christmas tins or decorative cellophane bags with pretty bow.



Peppermint Christmas Munch

  • Author: Liz Bushong
  • Prep Time: 15 min.
  • Total Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Yield: 14 cups 1x
  • Category: Christmas Snack
  • Method: Melt & Stir
  • Cuisine: American



7 cups Rice Chex cereal

7 cups Honey Nut Chex cereal

2 cups white chocolate chips

2 tablespoon shortening

1/4 cup heavy cream

15 ounce package twisted pretzels

1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar

28 ounce packages White Peppermint M & M’s

18 ounce package Holiday M & M’s

1 cup roasted peanuts- optional


  1. In microwave safe bowl, melt white chocolate chips with shortening and cream at 30 second intervals until melted. Stir mixture until smooth and creamy.
  2. In large mixing bowl, add Chex cereal, pretzels, peanuts, with confectioner’s sugar, gently toss together then add melted chocolate, toss again to coat. Allow to sit to dry or set up.
  3. Place mix in large glass bowl, add candies right before serving or as desired.


Can be made ahead and stored in air tight container for up to 5 days.

Mix is great for gift giving.  Package in small cellophane bags, tie with bow or in decorative tins.

Keywords: Peppermint Christmas Munch Snack Mix

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