Yummy Holiday Party Mix

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Some people call this people puppy chow.  We call it delicious!

We love this yummy holiday party mix! Sometimes referred to as people puppy chow we can’t get enough of this sweet and salty treat during the holidays! It can be adapted gluten free too!

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Rhonda’s Yummy Holiday Party Mix
Recipe type: Holiday
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Serves: 10
  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Cheerios
  • 2 cups pretzels (break into smaller pieces)
  • 2 cups peanuts (dry roast or other)
  • 12 oz. M & M’s (use colors appropriate for occasion)
  • 1 lb. white chocolate
  1. Mix dry ingredients. Then melt white chocolate and pour over mix; stir until coated. Pour out onto wax paper and let dry. Store the mix in a covered container.
  2. Note: Rhonda uses generic brands of cereal at times. She also uses Crispix cereal sometimes instead of Corn Chex.



  1. Sounds yummy! Do you use white chocolate chips (like nestle) or something else? Thanks!

  2. looks weird but after i read the ingredients, i knew it would taste great!

  3. Janice Cooper says:

    This sounds tasty especially with the white chocolate, but I’m unfortunately allergic to peanuts.

  4. It looks so festive and yummy. :)

  5. I love the original chex party mix recipe and am looking forward to trying some new ones…the hot buttered yum is 1st!

  6. Love the colorful display!

  7. My kids would enjoy this.

  8. Yummy!! Can’t wait to try this!

  9. I’m not sure I’d like this because I’m not a fan of white chocolate….bet it’s good with milk chocolate.

  10. Charity L. says:

    I bet this would be good with reeses pieces too!

  11. The M&Ms add a nice burst of color! I wonder how skittles would taste instead or would that be too weird?

  12. My sister’s neighbor makes this for the holidays. We get a chance to enjoy this delicious treat!

  13. This sounds really good!

  14. Margaret Smith says:

    Love the white chocolate idea! This really sounds delicious.

  15. This is addictive – hard to quit eating once started!!!

  16. Alex Houston says:

    so easy to make!


    Amazing, looks like I know what I will be doing today, thanks! We love M&M and peanuts mixed so this will be awesome!

  18. I’m not a fan of white chocolate, but I think the kids would love this.

  19. looks yum!

  20. I am not hungry thank you.

  21. No I mean I am *now* hungry lol.

  22. Oh my, this looks great!

  23. I like how one can add colored M&M’s and make it look festive

  24. Barbara Montag says:

    This is a different recipe – it sure looks delic!

  25. Jacquelyn Reynolds says:

    My kiddos would love this

  26. Charlene S says:

    This looks so Yummy.

  27. i make this year round because it taste *that* good. i call it “White Trash”. I love it!

  28. someone commented about not being able to eat the peanuts… skip them, if need be, and add some extra pretzels (it needs the salt/sweet combo) and add in some raisins…..

  29. Party mix is always a great Christmas tradition. It is so neat to see so many different ways to make it now!

  30. Mary Becker says:


  31. MMM…I love chex mix:)

  32. Susan Smith says:

    This sounds great!

  33. I made this too! So addictive. I took some to my mom and she called (crunching into the phone) wanting more said she can’t stop eating it, LOL

  34. I’m going to make this!

  35. This sounds delsih, I will have to make this next year!

  36. Yummy….love white chocolate and always welcome a new recipe. Might try to substitute peanut butter m and m’s too.

  37. Jill Myrick says:

    This sounds delicious. I will definitely be trying this recipe for my family.


  38. This sounds delicious.

  39. You can make it so festive with the different colors of M&Ms

  40. I love M & Ms – this looks like a yummy and easy recipe to make. Thanks!

  41. Sounds good. I love white chocolate.

  42. Looks great and easy. I need to modify it a bit because my son has allergies. thx

  43. Patricialynn says:

    This would be good any time!

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