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Santa's Snack Mix
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How to Make Holiday Pretzels

TWO of our favorite holiday pretzels recipes that make the perfect snacks and holiday gifts. 
Course Candy Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 1606kcal


White Chocolate Holiday Pretzels

  • 1 bag White Chocolate Peppermint M&Ms
  • 1 bag M&Ms holiday dark mint
  • 1 bag M&Ms holiday baking minis
  • 1 bag pretzels
  • 1 bar white chocolate

Santa's Snack Mix

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 cups holiday shaped pretzels
  • 1 cup red and green holiday sprinkles
  • 1 package Dove chocolate candies
  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 package M&Ms holiday baking minis


White Chocolate Holiday Pretzels

  • Place pretzels on a lined baking sheet. 
  • Top with melted white chocolate. 
  • Decorate each pretzel with candied M&Ms.
  • Allow pretzels to dry before serving or storing for gift giving.

Santa's Snack Mix

  • Preheat oven to 325. Add peanuts, popcorn, and pretzels into a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter, and add vanilla, sugar, and corn syrup. Stir over low heat until mixed well. 
  • Pour mixture over pretzel and popcorn mix and stir until fully coated. 
  • Spread the popcorn mix onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with holiday sprinkles, M&Ms, and then sprinkle one more time. 
  • Melt Dove chocolates and drizzle over the top of the Santa Snack Mix before serving. 


Calories: 1606kcal | Carbohydrates: 275g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 502mg | Potassium: 901mg | Fiber: 30g | Sugar: 88g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 9.4mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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