Looking for a simple and creative Christmas gift idea that is sure to delight your neighbors this Christmas?
If you’re like me, you have the best neighbors and you want to make a special gift for them.
Look no further than this delicious homemade Christmas gift idea for your neighbors!
With its enticing flavor and easy-to-follow instructions, this tasty treat is perfect for sharing with friends and family during the holiday season.
So why wait?
Start planning and preparing your simple Christmas gift idea today, and get ready to watch your neighbors’ delight as they discover this delicious holiday treat!
- What Makes this Neighbor Gift Idea So Special?
- Ingredients to Make Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix
- Other Delectable Christmas Recipes
- How to Make a Delicious Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix
- Shop This Recipe
What Makes this Neighbor Gift Idea So Special?
When it comes to Christmas gift giving for my neighbors, I not only like to make them something delicious, but it must be festive too.
And this festive gift idea from the kitchen is sure to please, with it’s heavenly and sweet and salty flavor.
Whether you’re an experienced cook or just looking to try something new, this Christmas party mix is sure to please.
And if you’re looking for a gift idea for your neighbor that’s not food, try this game idea.
Last year we decided to put together a fun little Farkle game for our neighbors and it was a big hit!
In the post you’ll find FREE printable labels and rules to easily make your game box.
And if you’re looking for a quick and easy Christmas decor idea you need to see this DIY using toilet paper rolls.
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Ingredients to Make Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix
For this sweet and salty treat you’ll need Chex cereal.
We used Corn Chex, but you can also use Rice Chex or Wheat Chex cereal.
Then you’ll also need Golden Grahams cereal, and sourdough pretzel nibblers.
And for the sweets you’ll need white baking chips, M&M Christmas candy, peppermint candies and red candy sprinkles.
If you want to bag this treat up for your neighbors, friends or coworkers you’ll also need cellophane bags and a fun Christmas ribbon.
Other Delectable Christmas Recipes
While we are not food bloggers, every once in a while we love to share some of our family favorite recipes with you.
And let me tell you these are all so yummy!
On Christmas morning we love to serve Berry French Toast Casserole.
Not only is it tasty, but you can make it ahead and pop it in the oven on Christmas morning for an easy and scrumptious breakfast.
And it just wouldn’t be Christmas without my grandma’s Nugget cookies.
It’s been a family favorite for more than 60 years.
And if you love eggnog you need to try this eggless low-calorie recipe.
It’s thick, creamy, and so delicious.
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How to Make a Delicious Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix
Step 1- Combine Cereal and Pretzels
In a large bowl combine Chex cereal, Golden Grahams cereal and pretzels.
Step 2- Melt White Baking Chips
Next you’ll want to melt the white baking chips.
I believe the easiest way to do this is to pour the bag of baking chips in a microwave safe bowl and cook for 30 seconds on high.
Then remove bowl from microwave and stir the baking chips with a wooded spoon.
Repeat this process, cooking for 30 seconds and stir until the baking chips are melted.
If you’d rather melt them on the stove top, fill a pan with a couple of inches of water and bring to a simmer.
Then pour the bag of baking chips in a bowl that will sit over the pan, but not touching the water.
Stir baking chips with a wooden spoon until melted.
Step 3- Add Melted Chips to the Cereal Mixture
Now it’s time to pour the melted baking chips over the cereal mixture.
We discovered it worked better to add the M&Ms and the peppermint candy after the melted baking chips are combined with the cereal mixture.
So, wait to add the M&Ms and peppermint candy.
Step 4- Cool Mixture Add Candy
Pour the coated cereal mixture onto a large sheet pan.
Then sprinkle the cereal mixture with the crushed peppermint and holiday M&Ms.
And finally sprinkle with red candy sprinkles.
Cool the Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix completely.
Step 5- Package the Gift for Neighbors
Once the Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix is cooled place in cellophane bags.
Tie with a cute Christmas ribbon and add a gift tag.
And to finish off this gift idea for your neighbors, click on the button below and download our FREE printable gift tag.
Peppermint Christmas Chex Mix
- 1 12 oz. box Chex cereal
- 1/2 16 oz. bag Synder's Sourdough Nibblers
- 3 c. Golden Graham cereal
- 1 12 oz bag white baking chips
- 1 10 oz bag M&M Christmas Milk Chocolate Candy
- 1 9 oz bag peppermint starlight mints
- red candy sprinkles
- In a large mixing bowl combine Chex cereal, pretzel sourdough nibblers, Golden graham cereal.
- Place white baking chips in a microwave safe bowl and cook on high power for 30 seconds, remove and stir with a wooden spoon. Return to microwave for 30 seconds more, stir and repeat until chips are melted.Pour over cereal mixture and stir to coat.
- Pour and spread cereal mixture onto a large baking sheet. Sprinkle with M&M candy, crushed peppermints and red candy sprinkles.Let cool.
- Place cooled mixture into cellophane treat bags. Tie with a festive ribbon and add the FREE printable gift tag.
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So why wait?
Start making this simple Christmas gift idea today, and get ready to watch your neighbors’ delight as they discover this delicious holiday treat!
With its delectable flavor and easy-to-follow instructions, this tasty treat is the perfect choice for sharing with friends and family during the holiday season.
Are you ready to make this heavenly treat for your neighbors this Christmas?
It’s the perfect Christmas gift for neighbors, coworkers, friends and teachers and it’s also quick and easy to put together!
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This is a great idea. I’m sure that everyone would love it. Happy holidays!
Thank you Renae, Merry Christmas