These Peppermint Buddies are a delightful holiday treat that combines the minty freshness of peppermint with the sweetness of white chocolate and Chex cereal. This easy no-bake recipe is perfect for parties, gift-giving, or simply enjoying as a festive snack. Give them a try and watch them disappear in no time!

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 powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter


  1. In a large bowl, measure out the Chex cereal and set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the white chocolate chips, butter, and peppermint extract.
  3. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until fully melted and smooth.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the Chex cereal and gently stir until well coated.
  5. In a large resealable plastic bag, add the powdered sugar and crushed candy canes.
  6. Add the chocolate-coated Chex cereal to the bag, seal, and shake until evenly coated.
  7. Spread the mixture on a baking sheet to cool and set.
  8. Once cooled, store in an airtight container and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 200 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Fat: 8g || Protein: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Quick and easy to make
  2. The perfect balance of minty and sweet flavors
  3. Great for holiday gatherings or gifts
  4. Addictively delicious and customizable with different toppings
  5. No oven required, perfect for busy schedules

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overheating the chocolate mixture to prevent burning
  2. Avoid adding too much peppermint extract, as it can overwhelm the flavors
  3. Avoid crushing the candy canes too finely, as you want to have some crunchy texture
  4. Avoid skipping the step of spreading the mixture to cool, as this will help set the chocolate
  5. Avoid storing the Peppermint Buddies in a humid environment, as it can affect their texture

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