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Totally Simple Valentine Snack Mix Recipe

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This Valentine Snack Mix Recipe is one of my favorites to make for Valentine’s Day. I love that it’s a fun holiday snack that takes minimal time and effort. All you need are some Chex cereal, a few cheerios, and a hunger for something sweet and you’re all set! (Seriously, you just need 6 simple ingredients to make this snack recipe!)

If you’re looking for a simple Valentine snack recipe that has loads of flavor and a fun crunch, you’re going to love grabbing this simple recipe by the handful and chowing down! I literally have to eat some before the kids come home because it’s gone just like that.

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Since you just need minimal ingredients to get started, there’s no reason that you can’t have this done and ready in no time at all.

It’s perfect for class parties or just a snacking weekend at home. Be sure to check out the rest of my Easy Homemade Valentines Desserts!

Valentine Snack Mix Recipe

What I love about this simple snack mix recipe is that anyone and I mean anyone can make it. There’s no real baking that happens per se, even though you do have to pop it in the oven for a short period of time.

I can tell you one thing…it’s going to be gobbled up really fast. Every time that I make this, my boys are lining up and grabbing handfuls. It’s literally gone before I know what’s happened!

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How long does this snack mix take to cool?

Mere minutes. Not long at all. It’s a fast recipe to make and it’s even faster to cool down. I would say that after 5-10 minutes, it’s going to be good to go without worry.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Sweet Snack Mix Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

Are you wanting to meal plan but don’t know where to start? Don’t stress out – meal planning is super simple and easy! As you can tell from my simple example below, there’s nothing to meal planning at all!

Main Dish: Grilled Pizza Recipes

Vegetable Side: Easy Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Starch Side: Instant Pot Cheeseburger Potatoes

Refreshing Drink: Carrot Milkshake

sweet and savory snack mix with fun conversation heart candies

Best Chex Mix Recipes:

Once you make this Sweet Chex Mix Snack Recipe, why stop there? There’s something so delicious about this awesome recipe that you’re going to want to make even more fun treats. I’ve gathered up some of my favorites that I think you’ll love, too!

Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix is perfect for fall snacking and cooler weather treats!

This Grinch Puppy Chow Recipe is one of my favorite Christmas snacks to whip up with the kids.

This White Chocolate Chex Mix is perfectly sweet and fun to make!

I’m a huge fan of the flavor of this Fall Chex Mix.

Mermaid Muddy Buddies are fun for a mermaid-themed party!

Don’t miss out on this delicious Andes Mint Puppy Chow Recipe!

I think you’re really going to love this Valentine Chex Mix Recipe.

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Are you looking for even more Valentine’s Day snack mix ideas?

Make certain to make up these Super Simple & Delicious Puppy Chow Recipes as well. You can also try these 20 Valentine Sweet Treats For Your Sweetie (or friends!) as well!

More Cheerio Recipes:

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Valentine Snack Mix Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Valentine Snack Mix Recipe is such a simple and easy snack to whip up fast!


  • 2 cups Chex cereal
  • 2 cups cheerios
  • 2 cups of mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 pound of white chocolate candy bark
  • 1 bag (7oz) valentine candy conversation hearts
  • 1 small bag of pink celebration pearls


First, add foil to your baking pan and set aside.

Then add the rice squares, Cheerios, and mini marshmallows to a bowl and stir.

Take and melt the white candy bark over low heat and be certain that you're stirring constantly. Take off the heat and pour it into the cereal. Stir well Mix well to coat and combine. Add in the pearls and hearts. Stir.

Pour out onto the foil on the pan and spread out. Let cool.

Once done, break apart into pieces and store in an airtight bag.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 169Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 84mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 2g

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