Reindeer Food

Reindeer Food Recipe

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Mysti Tillison


A recipe my boys loved to help make when they were little... very easy and yummy! We would always sprinkle a little on the ground outside on Christmas Eve for Santa's reindeer... birds love it, too! ;)

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15 Min
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1/2 box
multi-grain cheerios (small box)
1/2 box
rice chex (small box)
1/2 box
wheat chex (small box)
1 pkg
pretzel twists
2 pkg
6 oz craisins or lg bag red & green m&ms
1 can(s)
peanuts, salted
1 pkg
white candy coating
3 Tbsp
each red and green sugars

How to Make Reindeer Food


  • 1In very large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, Craisins, and peanuts.
  • 2Melt candy coating in top of double-boiler or in microwave, stirring frequently until smooth.
  • 3Pour candy coating over cereal mixture, using your hands to mix well to thoroughly coat. Spread mixture thinly on waxed paper and sprinkle sugars on top.
  • 4Allow to cool and harden, and break up into pieces. I store in gallon-sized ziploc bags.

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About Reindeer Food

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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