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Reindeer Chow in a white bowl.

Reindeer Chow

This Reindeer Chow is a 3-ingredient Christmas treat made with Chex cereal, pretzels, and M&M's candy. Perfect for gift-giving or snacking on while watching Christmas movies!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword reindeer chow
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 983 kcal
Author Anna


  • 4 cups Chex cereal I use mix or rice, corn and wheat
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 cups pretzels
  • 2 cups red and green M&M's candy


  1. Place cereal in a big mixing bowl.
  2. Melt chocolate with oil in the microwave. Stir until smooth.
  3. Pour chocolate over cereal and toss gently to coat.
  4. Place cereal in a ziploc bag and add powdered sugar. Close and shake.
  5. Place cereal in a serving bowl. Add pretzels and M&M's.
  6. Serve.

Recipe Notes

  1. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  2. To jazz it up, you can add hot cocoa mix to powdered sugar before tossing with cereal.
  3. Add nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips or more mini candy to the mix.
Nutrition Facts
Reindeer Chow
Amount Per Serving
Calories 983 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 949mg41%
Potassium 350mg10%
Carbohydrates 169g56%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 89g99%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 714IU14%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 222mg22%
Iron 20mg111%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.