Pascha Recipes

Easter Chex™ Party Mix

Marshmallows, pretzel twists, vanilla almond bark and pastel chocolate candies make this sweet Chex Mix recipe the perfect springtime holiday dessert.

Easter Chex Party Mix recipe


  • 6 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows (from 10.5 ounce bag)
  • 1 cup mini pretzel twists (from 16 ounce bag)
  • 15 ounces vanilla candy coating (almond bark) (about 9 cubes from 20 ounce package)
  • 3 tablespoons holiday-colored sprinkles or nonpareils
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup holiday-colored candy-coated chocolate candies


  1. Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  2. In large bowl, mix cereal, marshmallows and pretzels.
  3. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on HIGH for 60 to 90 seconds, stirring after 1 minute, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Pour onto cereal mixture; mix well.
  4. Spread on cookie sheet; sprinkle with holiday sprinkles, and cool completely, about 15 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  5. In 2 quart resealable food-storage plastic bag, add coated cereal pieces and powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake to coat. Remove from bag; discard any remaining powdered sugar.
  6. In large serving bowl, mix coated cereal mixture and chocolate candies.


Store in a covered container at room temperature.


Per serving: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 100mg; Potassium 55mg; Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 1g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15%
Exchanges: 2 Other Carbohydrate, 2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2


Recipe and photo used with permission from: General Mills

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