Sweet and Salty Spring Chex Mix

This post contains links to affiliate websites, such as Amazon, and we receive a small commission for any purchases made by you using these links. We appreciate your support!

In case you’re looking for a sweet chex mix recipe or a salty chex mix recipe, this delicious and easy Spring Sweet and Salty Chex Mix with m&ms features both yummy flavor combinations and takes only 5 minutes to make!

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

Spring Sweet and Salty Chex Mix

Spring has officially sprung and I’m so excited to spend more time outside enjoying the warm weather, planting flowers, and doing fun activities with the kids.

One of our favorite activities that I can never pass up, is whipping up our favorite Sweet and Salty Spring Chex Mix with m&ms.

This delicious spring Chex mix is SO easy to make with just 5 ingredients and is perfect for munching on at home or packing as a spring trail mix for yummy snacking on the go!

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

5-Minute Sweet and Salty Spring Chex Mix

When it comes to chex mix, there seems to be a worldwide debate over which chex mix dessert is better – sweet or salty.

Some people love sweet chex mix recipes drizzled with chocolate, caramel, or tossed in sugar, while others prefer salty chex mix recipes that can be seasoned to perfection with ranch, cheddar, garlic and herbs, or salt.

Of course you also have those who love sweet chex mix recipes with m&ms, chocolate chips, and other tasty mix-in ingredients.

Me? I say you don’t have to choose between one or the other, which is why I love this easy spring snack mix!

You get the best of both worlds with this delicious and simple sweet and salty chex mix with m&ms.

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

Reasons You’ll Love This Spring Chex Mix:

  • It’s EASY to make with just 4 ingredients
  • It’s QUICK to make in just 5 minutes
  • It’s YUMMY and the perfect, travel-friendly spring trail mix

 

My kids and I quite literally made this no-fuss, spring Chex mix dessert in less than 5 minutes.

And with only 4 ingredients, it can’t get any easier!

Here’s what you’ll need:

And talk about tasty- this homemade sweet and salty Chex mix dessert recipe has the perfect balance of sweetness from M&M’s and Honey Roasted Peanuts, while the Cheddar Cheese Mix adds just the right amount of saltiness to satisfy your cravings.

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

Fun Variations:

And of course the best part about sweet and salty chex mix recipes is that you can always change up the flavors depending on your mood or taste preference, and switch up the colors of the m&ms for holidays.

Other ingredients that would also be delicious include:

  • Marshmallows
  • Animal Crackers
  • Almonds
  • Dried Fruits
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Seasonal M&Ms

The possibilities are seriously endless when it comes to this yummy sweet and salty spring chex mix!

 

How to Serve Spring Chex Mix

If serving this for guests, kids, or at a party, I recommend serving them in cute paper snack cups like these adorable Easter snack cups!

Amazon has a ton of cute snack cups here, or you can check the dollar store, Target, or Walmart for more options.

 

How to Store Spring Chex Mix

To maintain freshness, this Spring Chex Mix should be stored at room temperature in an air-tight container or in a large sealed Ziploc bag.

When stored properly, it will remain fresh for up to 2 weeks.

 

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

Sweet and Salty Spring Chex Mix Recipe

 

Print

Sweet and Salty Chex Mix

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

5 from 1 review

Need an easy spring snack mix recipe? This delicious Sweet and Salty Spring Chex Mix with m&ms is made with 4 ingredients in just 5 minutes!

  • Author: Cara Owens
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12-15 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Scale

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine Rice Chex cereal, Cheez-it Snack Mix, Planters Peanuts, and M&M’s
  2. Toss well until all ingredients are evenly distributed
  3. Store in an air-tight container and enjoy your delicious sweet and salty chex mix

Notes

To Store: This Spring Chex Mix should be stored at room temperature in an air-tight container or in a large sealed Ziploc bag, and will remain fresh for up to 2 weeks.

Love this recipe?

Tag your re-creations to @carasrecipes on Instagram and be sure and leave me a sweet review!

More Easy No Bake Treats:

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!


Hope you’ll give this super easy and delicious sweet and salty spring chex mix recipe a try and cheers to an amazing week ahead!

Be sure and pin it for later and share with a friend!

 

Thanks for stopping by!-Cara

Pin Me

This delicious and easy Springtime Sweet and Salty Chex Mix is the best of both worlds! Featuring sweet flavors from m&m's and honey roasted peanuts, and salty flavors from a cheddar cheese mix, you'll quickly become addicted to this tasty chex mix dessert recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make!

98 Comments

  1. Pingback: Best Chex Muddy Buddies Recipe (Easy Puppy Chow) - Kindly Unspoken
  2. Pingback: Adorable Easter Egg Rice Krispie Treats (So Easy!) - Kindly Unspoken
  3. I think I might make this for my dad’s birthday in June. He loves party/snack mixes. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Haha thanks Rachel! It really is a tasty treat for when you’re craving sweet or salty! πŸ™‚

  4. Ooh, this is such an interesting combo–and the candy sure does liven up the Chex Mix! Perfect for Easter.

  5. It sure looks delicious! Love the colors and it’s definitely a fun treat for my kids to enjoy. Quick, easy and delicious!






    1. Thanks! My kids loved dumping all the ingredients in, and there was no clean-up so it was a win-win!

  6. This look so yummy! It definitely would not last a week in my home… My husband would gobble up all of it!

  7. Loved this post, Cara! I’m all about the sweet and salty combo and this is perfect for spring time! I love making things like this for the week and bring a batch to work to snack on throughout the week.

  8. This looks like SUCH a tasty snack! And I love the colors, so springy. I will definitely be adding this to my list of things to make. And unlike everything else I snack on, it’ll actually be healthier!

    1. Thanks Hannah! It really isn’t that bad as long as you portion control it out! Plus it’s super yummy! πŸ™‚

    1. Me too! That’s why I have to limit myself to a handful at a time otherwise I’ll mindlessly eat it all lol.

  9. how festive! i’ll totally do this with my kids during spring break. all i needed was “sweet and salty” and i was sold! <3

  10. Oh yum! I totally need to make this because I always crave both. This mixture sounds heavenly, thanks for sharing!

    1. Me too! I just have to limit myself to a handful though or I’ll sit there and eat the whole bowl lol.

  11. I usually make chex mix at Christmas with Worcestershire sauce and seasoned salt. I like this salty & sweet variation for spring. A nice treat for Easter.

  12. That looks so delicious…love the combination of sweet and salty. The spring M&Ms give it a fun pop of color.

  13. Wow that looks cute and delicious. The colors definitely remind me of spring. This would be a cute snack for after an easter egg hunt.

  14. Oh, yes! This is a perfect mix of everything I love about these mixes. I’m going to make this for our family dinner on Easter. πŸ™‚

  15. This looks awesome!!! I love snacks like these because we usually take them with us when my family goes camping.

    1. Thank-you! That’s such a great idea. Always good to have snacks on hand for camping! πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Alexandra! It really is the perfect treat for when you’re craving something sweet and salty! πŸ™‚

  16. This looks so yummy, cute and festive! The little butterfly bowls are so precious and makes this the perfect spring snack! I would love a little cup of this on my desk today, LOL! Have a beautiful Monday!

    1. Thank-you! I would be happy to send some your way next time I make it! Unfortunately the boys devoured it up quickly! πŸ˜‰

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star