Easy Reindeer Chow Recipe

Easy Reindeer Chow Recipe

How To Make Easy Reindeer Chow

Complete the holiday table with a bowl of reindeer chow made with a fun mix of Rice Chex, peanut butter cups, pretzels, and more treats!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 11 minutes



  • 6cupsRice Chex cereal
  • 1cupsemisweet chocolate chips
  • ½cupcreamy peanut butter
  • 1cupdry brownie mix,or 1 cup powdered sugar mixed with 1½ tbsp cocoa powder
  • 12ozChristmas M&M&’s
  • 2cupsmini peanut butter
  • 2cupspretzel twists


  1. Place the cereal in a large bowl.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the chocolate chips and peanut butter. Microwave the chocolate mixture for 30-second intervals until melted. Stir until smooth.

  3. Pour the chocolate mixture over the cereal and use a spatula to gently toss the cereal in the chocolate until completely coated.

  4. Place the brownie mix inside a resealable gallon-sized plastic bag. Add the chocolate-coated cereal. Seal, then shake until cereal is coated in the brownie mix.

  5. Spread the cereal out in a single layer on a sheet of parchment paper; cool completely until dry.

  6. Combine the cereal, M&M’s, peanut butter cups, and pretzel twists, then serve.


  • Calories: 465.32kcal
  • Fat: 24.37g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.38g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.16g
  • Fiber: 3.72g
  • Sugar: 23.55g
  • Protein: 11.41g
  • Cholesterol: 2.38mg
  • Sodium: 387.75mg
  • Calcium: 72.45mg
  • Potassium: 319.16mg
  • Iron: 4.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 54.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.35mg
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