Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

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This sparkling white snack mix is dressed up for the holidays. White chocolate, marshmallow, chex, popcorn and pretzels.  Just a hint of mint.  


Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

Winter Wonderland Snack Mix is the perfect name for this gorgeous white mix.  It’s by far the prettiest snack mix I have ever made — and quite possibly the tastiest! 




I have been kicking the idea around of an all white snack mix for a while, and I decided that Christmas Sweets Week and the holidays were the perfect time.  



Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

It started with a jazzed up version of my “Crack Corn” recipe.  Crack corn is candy coated popcorn, that I typically just dust with sprinkles.  This time I coated it in candy and then sugar crystals and powdered sugar.  


Winter Wonderland Popcorn


Next up, I made a little chex mix that resembled puppy chow, without the peanut butter.  


Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

You can do one of two things.  You can coat the chex in with melted white chocolate OR use vanilla candy melts or vanilla almond bark.  I used almond bark, because I already had it out for the popcorn.  After the cereal was coated, I dusted it with powdered sugar like you would puppy chow or muddy buddies.  


Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

I added some white jimmies and candy pearls, and a little silver sugar dust.  All dressed up in winter white!



Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

It’s time to mix it all together.  So, we have the popcorn, and we have the chex.  Next up, I added in some mint M&M’s (I picked out the white ones!) Some white chocolate mint pretzels that I found, they are even snowflake shaped!! And these dipped marshmallows that I dipped in white chocolate and sprinkles.  




Dipped marshmallows

Can we talk about these marshmallows?!?!


Dipped marshmallows

They took a little bit of time, but everyone loved them! They were such a fun glittery addition! 



Dipped marshmallows

I also made the big jumbo ones! Aren’t they AWESOME??  



Dipped marshmallows

Melt white chocolate, add some different sprinkles and sugars to some ramekins, and use with lollipop sticks or some straws worked nicely, too.  Poke the straw into the marshmallow, dunk it in white chocolate, then coat it in sprinkles.  



Dipped marshmallows

I turned them upside down to set.  These make fun little gifts, or would make great favors for a party!


Dipped marshmallows

Super simple to add them to a cellophane bag and tie them up with tulle.  Wouldn’t these be awesome at a wedding shower?



Dipped marshmallows

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Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

Mix it all together, and *poof*! The most beautiful snack mix you ever did see.  I did add some more sparkling sugar, and I also found those teeny tiny marshmallows, they were vanilla flavored.  Perfect!



Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

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Winter Wonderland Snack Mix


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Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

Let’s make some Winter Wonderland Snack Mix!



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Winter Wonderland Snack Mix

This sparkling white snack mix is dressed up for the holidays. White chocolate, marshmallow, chex, popcorn and pretzels.  Just a hint of mint.  
Prep Time45 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Popcorn & Snack Mixes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Winter Wonderland Snack Mix
Servings: 1 Gallon Sized Bag
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Michaela Kenkel


  • For the Popcorn:
  • 2 bags microwave popcorn popped, unpopped kernels removed
  • 3 squares vanilla almond bark
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • white sprinkles/sparkling sugar
  • For the Chex:
  • 6 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 3 squares vanilla almond bark
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • white candy pearls sparkling sugar, white sprinkles
  • For the Dipped Marshmallows
  • 2 ounces good quality white chocolate melted per package instructions
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • assorted sprinkles and sparkling sugar
  • Other Add-Ins
  • Jet Puffed Mini marshmallows
  • White chocolate covered pretzels
  • White mint M&M's


  • To make the popcorn: Melt the almond bark and the vegetable oil for one minute in the microwave. Stir, continue heating in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth. Pour over popcorn in a large bowl. Stir to coat. When popcorn cools slightly, toss with powdered sugar. Add in sprinkles/sparkling sugar, toss to coat. Spread out on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a baking mat to set up.
  • To make the Chex: Melt the almond bark and the vegetable oil for one minute in the microwave. Stir, continue heating in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth. Pour over rice chex in a big bowl. Stir to coat. Cool slightly and the toss with powdered sugar to coat. Add in sprinkles and candy pearls. Spread out on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a baking mat to set up.
  • To make Dipped Marshmallows: Melt white chocolate according to package instructions. Dip marshmallow in white chocolate, scraping off excess. Dip into sprinkles/sparkling sugar. Spread marshmallows out on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or a baking mat to set up.
  • Mix everything together in a big bowl. Add in pretzels, other marshmallows, M&M's and more sprinkles/sugar if desired.


To make the Jumbo Marshmallows: Same steps as the mini ones, you will just need to use more chocolate and the Jumbo sized marshmallows. Lollipop sticks or decorative straws work great.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 185mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g


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  1. Your winter wonderland mix must really be the most beautiful Christmas snack I’ve ever seen. I think I would probably pick out the candy-coated popcorn. Although it is high in sugar it still provides a huge amount of healthy fiber:)

  2. I love to make Italian Struffoli Honey Balls every year at Christmas. My husband’s Italian grandmother taught me how to make this delicious dessert.

  3. OH MY GOODNESS! I had a dear friend who would make this for our whole office every year during CHristmastime1!!! What great memories. Now I know her secret–White chocolate, marshmallow, chex, popcorn and pretzels. Just a hint of mint. YES!

  4. I mostly make tried and true family favorites like oatmeal fudge, Reese’s temptations, chocolate covered cherries, and all kinds of cookies. My nieces make all new recipes every year.

    1. Ann — You must have missed it. It’s actually in there twice. 😉 Once in the photo instructions and once in the recipe card. Please let me know if you have trouble finding it, happy to help.

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