Holiday Chex Mix is an Ooey Gooey addicting Chex mix Snack filled with cashews, coconut, a sweet sauce and of course Chex Cereal.  We love this Holiday Mix year around.  Trust me, it won’t last long.  It’s that addicting.

Chex Mix Recipe

Serves 6 | Ready in 30 minutes | Good for Snack

Holiday Chex Mix Recipe

Chex Mix Recipes are just good.  Let’s be honest.  I haven’t found a Chex Mix Cereal I didn’t like, and combined with extra snacks, treats, and sweetness a Chex Mix Recipe just turns out perfect every time.

Chex Mix Snack Mix

Holiday Chex Mix is known by a number of names.  Often called Ooey Gooey Chex Mix because of it’s sweet sugary sauce with coconut and Cashews, it tends to be a Ooey Gooey handful of delicious.  It’s a quick and easy recipe often shared with friends, family or even the neighbors if you end up still having some left to share.

Chex Mix Cereal

I like to start by lining a cookie sheet with wax paper, just to get it ready.  Then I follow the simple instructions to make this Chex Mix Recipe in just minutes.  Try to allow it to cool, if that’s possible.  And you can store any extras in an air tight container.  It hasn’t actually lasted that long at my house. 

Chex Mix Recipes

What is Chex Mix?

Chex Mix is a mixture of Chex Cereal with other crackers, candies, sugars and or spices to make a fun unique blend for a snack mix.  From sweet to savory, there is a Chex Mix Recipe for everyone.

What is Christmas Chex Mix?

Christmas Chex Mix is also known by Holiday Chex Mix, or even Ooey Gooey Chex Mix.  Although recipes vary, the same goodness is still there with the chewy coconut, and sweet cereal with the salty from nuts.  It’s just good.

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Which Chex Mix are Gluten Free?

Yes!  Many of the Chex Cereals are Gluten Free.  Notice on the boxes marked “Gluten Free”.  However, the Rice, Corn, Honey Nut, and other are gluten free.

Why is Chex Mix so Addicting?

We wish we knew!  Although this recipe can be made gluten free, it certainly isn’t sugar free and it’s so good you want to eat it all by yourself.  But do yourself a favor and share with others.  They love it too!

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Quick Tips

Holiday Chex Mix is a perfect Neighbor treat for the holidays or just any day you want to share some sweet goodness.  This recipe will store in an airtight container to save for later.  If it lasts that long.

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Yield: 6-8 People

Holiday Chex Mix

Holiday Chex Mix

Holiday Chex Mix is know by many names, Ooey Gooey Chex Mix, Christmas Chex Mix or just down right delicious. This sweet Chex Mix Recipe is loaded with flavors and textures and so fun to eat all year long.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes


  • 4 Cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 3 Cups Honey Nut Chex Cereal
  • 3 Cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal
  • 1 1/2 Cups Sweetened Coconut
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cashews (Whole or pieces)
  • 3/4 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar


  1. In a large bowl combine Chex Mix Cereal and Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal
  2. Add Coconut and nuts. Toss to combine.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, add butter, corn syrup, and sugar. Melt for 3 minutes and stir after each minute. Mixture will be hot and bubbling. Let cool for 1 minute.
  4. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Spread Chex Mix on a wax paper lined cookie sheet to cool.
  6. Store in an air tight container (if it lasts that long)



You can substitute Almonds or mixed nuts for the Cashews.

Substitute Cinnamon Chex for the Chex Cereal also adds great flavors.

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