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sweet Chex mix in white bowl.

Buddy the Elf Chex Mix

This is a sweet Chex Mix that Buddy the Elf would be proud of! Loaded with three types of cereal, maple syrup, marshmallows, and more, this one is over the top ridiculous and so much fun!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas, easy snack recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 10 cups
Calories 467kcal


  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 1 ½ cups Cheerios
  • 1 ½ cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • 1 cup animal crackers
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 4 ounces white almond bark
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ cups caramel corn
  • 1 cup mini pretzels
  • ½ cup chow mein noodles
  • Red and green sprinkles red and green Dots, mini red and green m&m’s, and mini marshmallows for mixing in


  • In an extra-large mixing bowl mix together Rice Chex cereal, Cheerio's, Cinnamon Crunch cereal, and animal crackers.
  • Drizzle maple syrup over cereal mix and toss, making sure everything is coated evenly.
  • Place almond bark in a microwave safe bowl. Melt in the microwave in 20 second intervals on low heat, stirring each time until almond bark has completely melted.
  • Pour melted almond bark over cereal mixture and stir. Add powdered sugar and toss making sure all cereal is coated.
  • Next, add in caramel corn, Chow mein noodles, and pretzels. Give the mixture a gentle toss.
  • Add any extra mix-ins as desired.



We used a mix of cereals and candies as listed above, but you can easily swap things out to suit your tastes or just to use up what you already have in your pantry. 


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 89g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 418mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 6mg