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Snickerdoodle Chex Mix

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Snickerdoodle Chex Mix is basically snickerdoodle cookies in snack form! Rice cereal coated in white chocolate then tossed in cinnamon sugar.

This is a lightning-fast sweet snack to make for any occasion! Snickerdoodle Chex Mix was inspired by the taste of snickerdoodle cookies and the method to make puppy chow (muddy buddies). The results are addicting little morsels of crunchy sweet goodness.

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Ingredients Needed

Snickerdoodle Chex Mix only takes 5 simple everyday ingredients to make. I know, I’ve made it too easy for you to make this, you’re so welcome. So let’s get started by gathering up these ingredients:

  • Rice Chex Cereal – this is the base of this recipe. If you’d rather use another type of Chex mix cereal (wheat, corn, cinnamon, etc.) feel free to do so. I like the rice Chex cereal best for this recipe because it doesn’t have any strong flavors to compete with the other ingredients.
  • White Chocolate Chips and Salted Butter – these two are mixed and melted together to coat the cereal! So GOOD! Feel free to use unsalted butter if that’s all you have.
  • Granulated Sugar and Ground Cinnamon – while the white chocolate mixture is still warm, a cinnamon sugar blend is tossed on top. That way each little bit of cereal is covered.
snickerdoodle chex mix on parchment paper lined baking sheet

How to Make Snickerdoodle Chex Mix

The method for making Snickerdoodle Chex Mix is beyond simple too. Melt chocolate, cover cereal, sprinkle in cinnamon-sugar then chill to set. Voila! That’s it! For full details see the recipe card down below.

  1. Place rice Chex into a large bowl. Set aside. In a small bowl, stir together granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Melt butter and white chocolate together until completely smooth. Pour over cereal and stir to coat as evenly as possible.
  3. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar over top the coated Chex and toss to coat. Spread onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet to harden. Refrigerate until set.

Is Snickerdoodle Chex Mix Gluten-Free?

Yes and no! In theory, all of the ingredients used for Snickerdoodle Chex Mix are gluten-free. However, that doesn’t always mean a specific ingredient was processed without being contaminated. So if you are super sensitive to gluten, make sure to research the brand of ingredients you are using so that it is 100% GF.

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Leftovers

Any leftover Snickerdoodle Chex Mix can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days at room temperature -OR- 10 days in the refrigerator.

But trust me, it’s not going to last that long, it’s THAT good!

More Quick Sweet Treats to Try!

If you loved this recipe be sure to check out these other quick sweet treats:

That’s it friends! A quick sweet snack perfect for literally any occasion.

The printable recipe card is below 🙂

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Snickerdoodle Chex Mix

Snickerdoodle Chex Mix is basically snickerdoodle cookies in snack form! Rice cereal coated in white chocolate then tossed in cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 18 servings
Calories 185 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 9 cups Rice Chex cereal one full 12 oz box
  • 1 1/4 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Place rice chex into a large bowl. Set aside. In a small bowl, stir together granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  • In a double boiler, melt butter and chocolate together until completely smooth. Pour over cereal and stir to coat as evenly as possible. Do your best to work quickly so everything gets coated as evenly as possible.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon sugar overtop the coated chex and toss to coat. Spread onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet to harden. Refrigerate 5 minutes. Store in airtight container for up to 5 days at room temperature or 10 days in the refrigerator.

Notes

Alternately, you can make this like a classic chex mix and use a large plastic bag to coat cereal in white chocolate and then toss with the cinnamon sugar. (I just prefer a bowl.)

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 185kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 178mgPotassium: 58mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 411IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 5mg
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