Monster Munch

I made some cake pops for our “pumpkin potluck” and was left with a bowl of white candy coating from the ghosts, and a bowl of orange from the pumpkins.  What to do? I saw a box of chex and a bag of reeses pieces on the counter and decided to have a little experiment.  I added some peanuts and pretzels for a little salty counterpart and presto! It’s Monster Munch!  (I’m not sure on the name, but it was super yummy anyway!)  I did it in two batches, half with the white and half with the orange, then mixed together after set.  The powdered sugar helped them stay seperate more.  I served it in a big pumpkin bucket with a little shovel and some bags.  Let’s just say it was a HIT! With both kids and adults, so make this for your little monsters… or big.  Either way, they’ll enjoy it!
MONSTER MUNCH
Recipe by My Stained Apron
14 oz candy coating or almond bark*
5 cups Chex (corn or rice)
1 cup peanuts
2 cups pretzels
1 cup reeses pieces
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Mix together chex, peanuts, pretzels, and reeses pieces in a large bowl.
Melt candy coating and pour over chex.
Stir quickly with a large spoon.
Sprinkle powdered sugar over chex and stir together.
Lay out on a large cookie sheet lined with wax paper to dry.
*You can do this in 2 batches if desired, using different colors for each batch.  Then mix together after candy coating is set.
Monster Munch

Ingredients

  • 14 oz candy coating or almond bark*
  • 5 cups Chex (corn or rice)
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 1 cup reeses pieces
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Mix together chex, peanuts, pretzels, and reeses pieces in a large bowl.
  • Melt candy coating and pour over chex.
  • Stir quickly with a large spoon.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar over chex and stir together.
  • Lay out on a large cookie sheet lined with wax paper to dry.
  • You can do this in 2 batches if desired, using different colors for each batch. Then mix together after candy coating is set.
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    Comments

    1. SO GOOD! Josh has told me more then once since Saturday that I need to make some for him.

    2. The Lowe Girl says:

      I can't read over this and not comment about the cake pops! So good and fun to look at too! All the kids loved them, and well, I did too. You are the best and I am so glad I'm getting to know you!! Happy Halloween food!! 😉

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