Monday, December 5, 2011

Update the Traditional Cookie Exchange: Host a Chex Party Mix-Change!

This Christmas season I am going to try out a fun, new and super-easy idea for the holidays from Chex cereal- a Chex Party Mix-Change. Chex® Party Mix is mixing it up with a fresh idea that puts a new spin on the classic cookie exchange. Ditch the hours of baking and make 15 minute Chex Party Mix recipes instead – all you need is a microwave and some friends to stir up the fun.

The concept is simple – invite some friends over for a party and ask everyone to make enough of their favorite Chex Party Mix recipe to exchange with party guests. Taste, mix, swap, and share the recipes, putting the treats in easy DIY packages for everyone to take home.

Highlighting the flavors of pumpkin pie, cinnamon, brown sugar and caramel, your guests are sure to “fall” in love with these seasonal favorites that can be made in the microwave in 15 minutes or less. These five Chex Party Mix recipes are sure to get your guests excited for fall and the upcoming holiday season-
Try these easy tips and tricks for wrapping up the fun so your guests can take their Chex Party Mix to-go-
  • Cello Gorgeous! – Packaging your favorite Chex Party Mix recipes in cellophane bags is simple and cute. And, they’re endlessly customizable to add personal touches.
  • It’s My Party – Flip a party hat upside down, line it with cellophane and it instantly becomes a festive cone-shaped container.
  • Chex Cupcakes – Arrange cupcake liners filled with Chex Party Mixes neatly in a box.
  • Chex-To-Go – Packaging Chex Party Mix recipes in a takeout container is quick and easy to “carry out.”
  • Tin Tower – Tin is “in” when it comes to creating a hip holiday container for Chex Party Mix-Change guests. Discover oodles of holiday tins at craft or dollar stores.
As I prepare to host my party one lucky reader will get the supplies to host their own Chex Mix Exchange party!  The gift pack will include:
5 boxes of Chex cereal to create Chex Party Mix recipes
5 featured Chex Party Mix recipes
10 takeout containers so your guests can take their Chex Party Mix to-go
$20 gift card to purchase recipe ingredients and decorating supplies

To Enter be a follower of One Crazy Cookie and tell me
which Chex Mix recipe you wold like to make first!! 
For an additional entry like One Crazy Cookie on Facebook.
Winner will be chosen by random number generator
on December 7, 2011.
I'm planning on making some different versions of Chex mix that I will share with you this week!!
Good Luck and Have fun Chex Mixing it up!!

Disclosure: The Chex Party Mix-Change product, information, and giveaway have been provided by Chex through MyBlogSpark


  1. Muddy Buddies are my all-time favorite! But those caramel chocolate drizzles sound yummy!

  2. I would make the Chex Caramel Chocolate Drizzles.

  3. That hot buttered yum one sounds SOOOO good! I haven't made chex mix in a long time, I so should though because it's gluten free. Yea!

  4. What a fun idea!!

    My favorite would have to be the original...I'm much more a salty gal than a sweet one, so I like the savory recipes best.

    Thanks for the creative container ideas.

    Have a great day,

  5. I follow you in GFC and I'd like to try Chex Caramel Chocolate Drizzles.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  6. I like you on FB with my username Mary Happymommy.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  7. I'd like to try Chex Caramel Chocolate Drizzles
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  8. I think the pumpkin pie crunch would be delicious!

  9. Probably the peanut butter and chocolate one! I didn't know you had a Facebook page. Going to look for it. I have one also, do you think you could like my page back? Thanks! Have a good day!



  11. I would like to make and try the Chex PB & Chocolate Blast

  12. Oh I would definitely have to make the coconut almond variety. It is my family's favorite.

  13. Spicy chex mix is my favorite!! Great post :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

  14. the original...followed by the Caramel Chocolate Drizzles

    karin56381 (at)

  15. Hot Buttered Yum
    follow blog jelaws5

  16. like u on fb Julie Scott Laws

  17. I love the chex lemon buddies the best!


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