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Christmas Snack Mix

The holiday season is upon us, and I'm looking forward to Christmastime favorites. As we head into the coveted cookie, dessert, and snacking season, I wanted to find a way to incorporate 3 family favorites into one addictive snack mix. And so this Christmas Snack Mix is the ultimate grab and go mix. I mean, why not... let's go big or go home this holiday season with a puppy chow and No Whey Foods Peppermint No No's mixture to send our taste buds a-wild.

A holiday tin filled with homemade puppy chow, pretzels twists, and No Whey Peppermint No No's

This Christmas Snack Mix offers all the seasonal tastes-- Chex mix cereal coated in peanut butter, melted chocolate, and powdered sugar. Combined with candy that has an outside crunchy coating with an inside of soft chocolate that tastes like mint chocolate. These Peppermint No No's are the best and reminiscent of M&M's.

And with a little planning ahead you can enjoy this mix in minutes! Order these Peppermint No No's now-- enjoy them in this recipe, as treats to pull from your purse, and as stocking stuffers. You'll find links below to order yours.

A holiday tin filled with homemade puppy chow, pretzels twists, and No Whey Peppermint No No's

Christmas snack mix ingredients + recipe notes

  • puppy chow-- also known as muddie buddies, has been a family favorite for years. Traditionally I prepare this mix for Christmas Eve and even throughout the year. Follow the easy recipe for homemade puppy chow on my website here.
  • No Whey Foods Peppermint No No's-- easily the star of this recipe! These are free of the common 8 allergens and are vegan too. Available for purchase on their website and on Amazon here. These taste delicious in this snack mix and right out of the bag.
  • pretzels-- Snyder's of Hanover are certified gluten free, dairy free, egg free, soy free. Available for purchase on Amazon and local grocery stores.
  • more suggestions-- mini marshmallows, chocolate chunks, popcorn
  • note-- add the pretzels just before serving
a white bowl full of traditional puppy chow next to 3 snack size bags of No Whey Foods Peppermint No No's.
A holiday tin filled with homemade puppy chow, pretzels twists, and No Whey Peppermint No No's

more Christmas recipes you'll love

  • chocolate kiss cookies-- you've seen these at every cookie exchange and on Christmas platters for as long as you can remember. Now safely make your own-- and they taste absolutely delicious.
  • white chocolate chip cookies-- these soft and fudgy cookies not only look festive on your Christmas platter, but no one can tell they are gluten and dairy free
  • chocolate peanut butter Ritz crackers-- you'll fall in love with the chocolate, peanut butter, and crunchy gluten and dairy free cracker combo in this must-have recipe
  • rocky road clusters-- this Christmas dessert can be whipped up in minutes for any last minute party or gathering
  • many more on my website
A holiday tin filled with homemade puppy chow, pretzels twists, and No Whey Peppermint No No's and a hand reaching in to grab some.


This go-to Christmas Snack Mix will leave your holiday taste buds in a cozy place of total happiness. The flavors of this mix make for a wonderful sweet and refreshing combination. Trust me-- you will love this mix and make it holiday tradition.

Do me a favor and check out more of my Christmas recipes. You will find you can safely eat the best holiday foods and desserts this season! You won't even guess these recipes are gluten and dairy free.

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Eat well and feel well,


A holiday tin filled with homemade puppy chow, pretzels twists, and No Whey Peppermint No No's

Christmas Snack Mix

This Christmas Snack Mix has all the holiday flavors we love-- chocolate, peanut butter, crunchy pretzels, and peppermint candies. You'll quickly find yourself addicted to this mix.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Servings: 22 servings


  • Puppy Chow, approximately 10 cups recipe link in post
  • 3 1.63 oz bags No Whey Foods Peppermint No No's link in post
  • 1 c Gluten free pretzels, rods or twists see suggestions in post
  • optional- popcorn, dairy free chocolate chunks, mini marshmallows


  • Prepare puppy chow according to the recipe and place into a large serving bowl with the Peppermint No No's.
  • Just before serving stir in the pretzels.
  • This mix can be prepared 2-3 days ahead of time and placed in an airtight container. Add in pretzels just prior to serving to prevent them from softening.

Nutritional Disclaimer

These Nutritional Facts are ESTIMATED. Your actual nutritional info with this recipe may vary depending on the brands you choose. “Eating Gluten and Dairy Free” is not a registered dietician or nutritionist. The provided nutritional info above is based on a generic calculator, if you want more accurate info, use your nutritional calculator of choice where you can choose brands and get more info that way.

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