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Mardi Gras Snack Mix - familyfreshmeals.com
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Mardi Gras Snack Mix

Here’s a cheery little recipe to get you started: Mardi Gras Snack Mix. It’s like a Mardi Gras parade in a bowl - a mix of bright colors and sweet and salty flavors.
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  • 4 cups Chocolate Rice Chex
  • 5 cups Muddy Buddies use store bought or recipe below
  • 1/2 cup purple and green M&M's
  • 16 pretzel squares
  • 8 Wilton purple chocolate melts
  • 8 Wilton lime green chocolate melts
  • Chocolate sunflower seeds -purple green and yellow
  • Mini BreadSticks like the kind that comes with Nutella


  • Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Set aside. Place 8 pretzel squares on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 20 seconds to warm the pretzels. Place the 8 purple melts in the middle of each warm pretzel and microwave for an additional 20-30 seconds until the chocolate melt is soft.
  • Let cool on the baking sheet for at least 5 minutes. Repeat steps 2-4 using the green chocolate melts.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the chocolate Chex cereal, muddy buddies recipe below), purple and green pretzels and Nutella sticks. Toss to mix. Sprinkle the M&M's and sunflower seeds on top.