These Peppermint Buddies are the perfect holiday treat for any peppermint lover. These bite-sized snacks are a delicious combination of sweet, crunchy, and minty flavors. They are easy to make and great for sharing with friends and family during the festive season.

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes | Serves: 10


  • 4 cups Chex cereal
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract


  1. Melt white chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second intervals until smooth.
  2. Stir in peppermint extract into the melted chocolate.
  3. In a large bowl, combine Chex cereal and crushed candy canes.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate over the cereal mixture and gently toss to coat evenly.
  5. Sprinkle powdered sugar over the coated cereal and stir until well coated.
  6. Spread the mixture out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to cool and set.
  7. Once the chocolate has hardened, break the mixture into small clusters and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 180 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 7g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of sweet white chocolate and refreshing peppermint is irresistible.
  2. These Peppermint Buddies are easy to make and perfect for holiday parties or gifts.
  3. They are a festive and fun treat that everyone will enjoy.
  4. The crunchy texture of the Chex cereal adds a great contrast to the smooth chocolate coating.
  5. They are a great way to satisfy your peppermint cravings during the holiday season.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overheating the white chocolate as it can become grainy and difficult to work with.
  2. Avoid using too much peppermint extract as it can overpower the other flavors.
  3. Be careful not to crush the candy canes too fine, as you want to have some small pieces for added texture.
  4. Make sure to cool the mixture completely before breaking it apart, so the chocolate can set properly.
  5. Avoid storing the Peppermint Buddies in a warm place, as the chocolate may melt and lose its crunchiness.

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