Christmas Trash

The best Christmas snack you’ll ever try—everyone starts asking for it weeks before Thanksgiving. A friend gave me the recipe, and she had found it in a magazine, Southern Living Lady, I think.

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Total Time 15 mins
  • Yield 2-3 qts.


  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups honey nut Cheerios toasted oat cereal
  • 2 cups small pretzels
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 (12 ounce) bags holiday M&M’s plain chocolate candy ( red & green)
  • 1 (12 ounce) bags holiday M&M’s peanut chocolate candies
  • 2 (12 ounce) bags white chocolate chips


  1. Mix all ingredients but the white chocolate morsels in a large bowl.
  2. Melt white chocolate morsels according to directions on the package.
  3. Pour melted white chocolate over the cereal mixture and toss well to coat.
  4. Spread on waxed paper and let sit until the white chocolate hardens.
  5. Store in an airtight container.