19 Sweet Chex Mix Recipes You’ve been missing all your life

19 Sweet Chex Mix Recipes You’ve been missing all your life

Any celebration needs a good party mix for guests to nibble on.  You’re in luck, I found 19 fantastic sweet Chex Mix recipes for you to try.

Serve them in a big bowl at your next get-together and watch them disappear. Or package them in jars or bags to make great holiday gifts.

collage of party mix recipes made with Chex cereal

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We’ll concentrate on recipes with Chex mix cereal. There are of course many ways to start a snack mix but today we’ll concentrate on the American standard. Rice and corn Chex cereal are gluten-free and make a great option if you know someone with allergies. And no, I’m not sponsored by Chex.

If you’re more in a spicy mood check out my Spicy Chex Mix recipe Spicy Chex Mix recipe post too.

Puppy Chow Chex Mix recipes

Puppy chow, muddy buddies, whatever name you give this delicious mix doesn’t matter. It’s a very sweet mix with butter, chocolate, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. It makes a great snack to give away at Christmas,  serve for the Superbowl, a birthday, baby shower or any celebration.

I’ve collected some of the best muddy buddy recipes all with their own twist.

1- If you’ve never had muddy buddies before, start here. This
Chocolate Muddy Buddies – Puppy Chow Recipe from Kimspired DIY is the basic real deal. Oh so good!

2- This Muddy Buddy Chex Mix  recipe from Two Kids and a Coupon adds cocoa powder for a more decadent chocolaty taste.

muddy buddies recipe
Muddy Buddy Chex Mix  | Two Kids and a Coupon

3- You’ll want these Root Beer Float Muddy Buddies from sheri silver at your next summer party. She combined root beer flavored Chex mix with vanilla flavored Chex mix. A delicious combination sure to please any guest.

4- Another recipe win from sheri silver with these hot cocoa muddy buddies. She mixed 2 separate batches, one white and one chocolate and added mini marshmallows. You’ve got to check out the post to see how she packaged them, so cute. A perfect pick me up for the cold winter months.

hot cocoa muddy buddies sweet chex mix recipes
hot cocoa muddy buddies | Sheri Silver

5- What makes this Christmas Puppy Chow  snack mix from Salt & Lavender Christmasy? Why, the sprinkles of course!

christmas puppy chow sweet chex mix recipe
Christmas Puppy Chow | Salt & Lavender

6- This Cupcake Puppy Chow mix from Sally’s Baking addiction is made without cake mix but is guaranteed to look and taste like a Funfetti type cake! I’m totally excited to try!

cupcake puppy chow chex mix recipe
Cupcake Puppy Chow | Sally’s Baking addiction
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7- All kinds of yummy goodies are added to make this mix worthy of the name Santa’s Reindeer Chow from The Baking ChocolaTess.

santa reindeer puppy chow sweet chex mix recipe
Santa’s Reindeer Chow | The Baking ChocolaTess

8- For all you allergy sufferers out there, this Grown Up Puppy Chow from Pink Fortitude is the grown up and allergy friendly version of the muddy buddies – gluten free, vegan, peanut free, and no extra sugar. Much easier on the waistline too.

grown up puppy chow in bowl. sweet chex mix recipe
Grown Up Puppy Chow – Gluten Free, Peanut Free & Vegan | Pink Fortitude

Unique Sweet Chex Mix Recipes To Try

Moving on from the powdered sugar mixes to some more eclectic creations that will make your mouth water.

9- My Organized Chaos throws all she’s got at her White Chocolate Christmas Trash Snack Mix. An appetizing mix of m&ms, cheerios, pretzels, Chex, and white chocolate.

white chocolate sweet chex mix recipe

10- Pink is any princess party’s best friend and the Princess Chex Mix Recipe from Cook Eat Go is full of pink sugar to keep with the theme.

sweet chex mix recipes princess chex mix with pink sugar
Princess Chex Mix Recipe | Cook Eat Go

11- Another great reason why a slow cooker is a must-have appliance in the kitchen. You’ll be able to make this sweet Honey Glazed Crockpot Chex Mix from In The Kids’ Kitchen.

sweet and spicy chex mix recipe
Honey Glazed Crockpot Chex Mix | In The Kids’ Kitchen

12- I think you can throw cinnamon and sugar on just about any baked goods and it’ll turn out delicious! This Cinnamon Sugar Chex Mix from Buns in my Oven makes me think of a crunchy Mexican churro!

cinnamon sugar sweet chex mix recipe
Cinnamon Sugar Chex Mix | Buns in my Oven

13- One lovely Life swears by her Mom’s Sweet Christmas Chex  for football parties or Christmas gifts. Her snack mix has plenty of coconut and almonds and even adds some graham cereal to sweeten the deal.

14- If you love the nutty crunch of a Pay Day bar, you’ll love Layers of Happiness Easy Microwave Pay Day Chex-Mix with plenty of peanuts. Perfect for munching during the football game.

Pay day sweet chex mix with peanuts
Easy Microwave Pay Day Chex-Mix | Layers of Happiness

15- Pecans and caramel are my personal crack. I can’t wait to try this
Addicting Toffee Chex Mix recipe from Everyday Dishes for my next get together.

tofee sweet chex mix recipe
Addicting Toffee Chex Mix | Everyday Dishes

16- It’s not too often that I find a recipe with an ingredient I knew nothing about. But until I started looking for Chex Mix recipes I had never heard of Furikake. It’s a sea weed and sesame rice seasoning. Apparently, it’s very popular to add to Chex mix in Hawaii. And yes, this is a sweet mix with a little bit of spice. Crispy Furikake Chex Mix by My lilikoi Kitchen

cripy furikaka chex mix
Crispy Furikake Chex Mix | My lilikoi Kitchen

17- Fritos and sugar, why not? Recipe girl sure makes it work in this sweet Frito Snack Mix.

frito snack mix with chexs and m and ms and pretzels
Frito Snack Mix | Recipe Girl

18- If all those yummy snack mixes seem to be very caloric, it’s because they are! No need to stay completely away though, Averie Cook has a yummy Skinny 100-Calorie Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Mix recipe for us!

19- If following a recipe is not your style, hop on over to Food 52 where they teach you how to Make Snack Mix Without a Recipe, Savory or Sweet  and give you the freedom to create your own.

You can also go check out the Chex website for some of their own recipes. But I think it’s more fun to see what regular folks have come up with. I love to see all the variations and creativity.

So which one are you going to start with? Let me know in the comments.

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19 Sweet Chex Mix Recipes you've been missing all your life

17 Comments

  • Holly
    January 20, 2019 9:14 pm

    I’ve got to try the funfetti one!! Delicious!!

  • Carolina Villarreal
    January 16, 2019 7:28 pm

    Thank you so much for putting all these recipes in one place! They all look so yummy!

  • Beth
    January 15, 2019 10:38 am

    There are so many I want to make that I don’t know which one to start with. Any advice?

    • Press Print Party
      January 19, 2019 9:18 am

      I’d start with the regular Muddy Buddies, can’t go wrong with that!

  • Susan
    January 14, 2019 8:12 am

    Yum yum yum ! Such a great idea for parties, the kids or even yummy homemade gifts!

    • Press Print Party
      January 19, 2019 9:20 am

      Yes, I always look forward to some good sweet mix for the holidays!

  • Lori
    January 14, 2019 2:36 am

    These sweet mixes will be a huge hit with my boys!!

  • Twinspirational
    January 10, 2019 1:54 pm

    What a great assortment of sweet chex mix recipes! There are so many good ones in here that I can’t pick a favorite.

  • Nikla Lam
    January 10, 2019 5:24 am

    Every year we always make snack mix for a snack during Christmas time. Your post made me realize that we should mix it up and try a different version of snack mix next year! Some of those sweet versions of snack mix sound incredible!!

    • Press Print Party
      January 19, 2019 9:21 am

      It sure is fun to experiment!

  • Lori Goldman
    January 9, 2019 1:32 pm

    What a fun blog post idea! You found some great recipes. Puppy chow is addicting, but then I saw Root Beer Float?! What?! Gotta try that one!!! Yum!

    • Press Print Party
      January 19, 2019 9:22 am

      Yes, that sounds real good! Some people are really creative with their recipes.

  • Bri Adams
    January 9, 2019 1:14 pm

    These look delicious! I love puppy chow but it’s the only mix I’ve ever made. I’m tempted to try some of these!

  • Sheri Silver
    December 30, 2018 5:52 pm

    Thank you SO much for including 2 of my recipes in this wonderful round up!

    • Press Print Party
      January 9, 2019 7:28 am

      Of course, you have a wonderful blog!

  • Holly
    December 29, 2018 3:46 am

    Hi Nathalie – What a fun roundup! Thank you so much for including my Grown Up Puppy Chow! Hugs, Holly

    • Press Print Party
      January 9, 2019 7:27 am

      You’re most welcome. They look delicious!

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