Reindeer Food

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings24
  • Calories435
This snack mix is so addictive, it's known as 'Christmas Crack' among my circle of friends and family! You can choose a holiday mix of M&M's® to make these extra festive!

Reindeer Food Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Reindeer Food for 24 servings:

  • 1 (20 ounce) package miniature pretzels
  • 1 (17.5 ounce) package crispy corn cereal squares (such as Corn Chex®)
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salted dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 (14 ounce) package candy-coated milk chocolate pieces (such as M&M's®)
  • 24 ounces white chocolate, chopped

Reindeer Food Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In50m

To cook Reindeer Food, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Reindeer Food easily:

  1. 1 Cover a large area of counter space with waxed paper and tape it down.
  2. 2 Mix pretzels, corn cereal squares, peanuts, and candy-coated milk chocolate pieces together in a large bowl.
  3. 3 Melt white chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching. Pour melted white chocolate over pretzel mixture; stir to evenly coat. Quickly transfer mixture to the prepared waxed paper and spread in a thin layer; cool completely. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 435 calories; 22.6 grams of fat; 51.9 grams of carbohydrates; 9 grams of protein; 8 milligrams of cholesterol; 598 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 22nd 2018

    This is a huge hit with kids big and small. It’s particularly nice because you can tweak ingredients - I added M&Ms this time, I’ve also used coarsely crushed peppermint candy.One ...

  2. Dec 21st 2018

    Easy and the family loved it.

  3. Dec 13th 2016

    Very addictive. Quick and easy. Makes a lot -- I had to split it up into two large bowls. I used a little bit more white chocolate than called for ... but too much can be overwhelming.

  4. Dec 12th 2016

    Very good, easy and makes quite a lot. Some of the amounts listed didn't jive with ingredients i purchased, but didn't seem to be a problem. Makes nice gifts for friends and family.

  5. Dec 11th 2016

    The second time I made it, I accidentally bought rice Chex instead of corn--just as good! I also added more bark: 36 oz total and a few more m&ms. It stuck together better. I think yo ...

  6. Dec 6th 2016

    Took this to work and got many compliments from coworkers. I simply followed the recipe and found it quick and festive. If you're looking for simple and addictive, this is your mix!

  7. OMG addictive!!!!!

  8. Dec 23rd 2013

    I've been making this for years to give as gifts. Very fast and inexpensive. I sprinkle a little colored sugar (red and green) on the mixture once it's spread onto the wax paper before it co ...

  9. Nov 21st 2013

    This is a great snack mix. One bite and you can't stop eating it!