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Reindeer Feed

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 20
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Get the kids in the kitchen to help with this easy Chex™ mix recipe for Santa's reindeer. To make Reindeer Feed, melt white chocolate in the microwave and stir in Chex™ cereal and crushed candy canes. Save some for the reindeer!
by: Betty Crocker Tasteseekers
Updated Sep 7, 2017
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  • 6 cups Rice Chex™ or Chocolate Chex™ cereal
  • 1 bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips (2 cups)
  • 1/3 cup coarsely crushed peppermint candy canes (14 miniature, unwrapped)


  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with foil or waxed paper. Place cereal in large bowl.
  • 2
    In microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. Stir in half the crushed peppermint candy.
  • 3
    Pour over cereal; toss to evenly coat. Spread mixture in single layer on cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with remaining candy. Let stand until set, about 20 minutes. Gently break up coated cereal. Store in airtight container.

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  • Why should Santa get all the goodies? This year, place a few bags of Reindeer Feed next to the cookies and milk. Blitzen and crew will thank you. So will the kiddos when you get them in the kitchen to help make this simple snack mix recipe. How do you make Reindeer Feed? Couldn’t be easier. Simply coat Chex cereal with melted vanilla chips, sprinkle with crushed candy canes and let cool. That’s it. Really! When we created this recipe for the Betty 10 holiday trends, we wanted it to be quick and easy since young cooks can have a short attention span. Afterall, the trend of Kids in the Kitchen is about families connecting while they cook, not mom or dad finishing the recipe once all the “helpers” disappear.
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