Reindeer Chow Mix How To

Whip up a merry snack mix to munch on during the movie!

Everyone remembers Santa, but what about treats for his reindeer? It’s easy to whip up a quick batch of “reindeer chow” to serve at your holiday movie party. Sugar and chocolate-coated, this merry mix is a “sweet”-mas favorite. Set out the candied concoction in red and green mini tasting containers for a complete festive look!

Reindeer Chow Mix How To



  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 cups rice square cereal
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 2 cups red and green chocolate candy


  • 1 microwave safe bowl
  • Spatula
  • 1 large bowl
  • 2 gallon zipped plastic bag
  • Mini-tasting serving cups

1) Create chocolate mixture

Melt chocolate chips and butter in a microwave safe bowl for one minute. Use a spatula to stir mixture until smooth. Add vanilla to mixture and stir.

2) Combine chocolate mixture and cereal

Place rice square cereal in a separate bowl. Cover cereal with chocolate mixture. Stir the mixture to coat.

3) Coat with powdered sugar

After cereal cools down, transfer the chocolate-covered cereal to a zip-top plastic bag. Pour powdered sugar in plastic bag and seal. Shake bag to coat cereal in powdered sugar.

4) Serve in mini tasting bowls

Place mix into mini tasting bowls. Garnish bowls with pretzels and red and green chocolate drops.

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