5 Minute Christmas Crack: A Simple Sweet and Salty Snack

‘Tis the season for sweet and salty, and easy. This simple Christmas Crack recipe can be made in 5 minutes or less — and is incredibly tasty. Does it get better than that?

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5 Minute Christmas Crack

Five minutes, few ingredients — and so good, it’s almost addictive.

And festive? Did I mention that? Chock full of Christmas green, red, and white. Perfect for gifts, unexpected guests, or just for munching while watching your favorite Christmas movie.

This quick-fix sweet and salty snack is made with a combination of Rice Chex, Wheat Chex, pretzel sticks, mini marshmallows, M&M’s, and white chocolate. It makes a big batch… and is perfect for storing in the refrigerator and yes, even in the freezer!

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5 Minute Christmas Crack: A Simple Sweet and Salty Snack

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Tis the season for sweet and salty, and easy. This simple Christmas Crack can be made in 5 minutes or less -- and is incredibly tasty. Does it get better than that?

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Rice Chex
  • 4 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup Pretzel Sticks
  • 1 cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 2-3 cups M&M’s
  • 24 oz White Chocolate for melting

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine the cereal, pretzels, and M&M's. Mix them up a bit to evenly distribute.
  2. Meanwhile, over a double boiler or bain marie, melt the white chocolate according to it's package instructions.
  3. Once the chocolate is melted and smooth, drizzle it over the cereal mix and combine with a spoon or even your hands. Be sure the cereal mixture is evenly coated with chocolate. Melt a little more white chocolate if needed!
  4. Spread the mixture onto a large sheet of parchment or wax paper. Let dry for an hour or so, until the chocolate is cool and hardened. Break it into easy pieces and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

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4 thoughts on “5 Minute Christmas Crack: A Simple Sweet and Salty Snack

  1. Barbara D'Onofrio

    Takes longer than 5 minutes, more like 15. Wii use different chocolate next time. Did not melt as expected. Or may try some other to pour over. Still, end result is addictive!

    1. Thank you, Barbara. I keep munching on it today too 😍

  2. Ellie

    When do the marshmallows get put in to this crack

    1. Hi Ellie! Add the marshmallows with the Chex Cereal. Enjoy 😍

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