Highly Addictive “White Trash” Snack Mix

My mother-in-law is a real fan of white chocolate and in the early days of dating her son, I tried to win her over by bringing this snack mix to her family Christmas celebration on Boxing Day.  In recent years I’d stopped making it but had a request to bring it back this year.

Snack Mix | White Chocolate | Easy Recipes

White Trash Snack Mix Recipe
Snack Mix | White Chocolate | Easy Recipes
The easy-peasy ingredient list.

Mix the following in a large bowl:

3 cups each:

  • Rice Chex
  • Wheat Chex
  • Corn Chex
  • Cheerios
  • small salted pretzels

1 cup each:

  • raisins
  • broken pecans
Snack Mix | White Chocolate | Easy Recipes
The dry mix – use a really big bowl!

Melt 2 pounds white chocolate in a double boiler.  If you are skilled at melting chocolate in the microwave, that works too – I just always happen to burn it that way.  While warm, stir gently into snack mixture.  I sometimes find it easier to work with two smaller batches as I have a hard time finding a bowl big enough for the full recipe.  Spread on wax paper or parchment and let harden.  Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.

Snack Mix | White Chocolate | Easy Recipes
Let the white chocolate coated mixture harden.
Snack Mix | White Chocolate | Easy Recipes
Ready for snacking.

Call your local snack mix detox center!

This recipe originally came from the mom of a high school friend.  While the friend and I have since lost touch, I think her mom would get a kick out of the fact that I’m still making her “secret” recipe.  Hope you enjoy it as much as our family does!

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