• Author: Jenne Kopalek
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x


Life cereal coated with chocolate, peanut butter, butter, and powdered sugar to make a sweet snack.



  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 7 cups Quaker Life cereal
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 5 mini candy canes; crushed
  • 1 sheet parchment paper
  • 1 plastic ziplock bag or brown paper bag


  1. In a large bowl, measure off 7 cups of the cereal.
  2. In a small bowl, add in chocolate, peanut butter, and butter. Microwave for 1 to 1½ minutes, stirring at one minute until mixture is smooth. Add vanilla and stir.
  3. Pour mixture over cereal and fold the mixture in to cover the cereal without breaking. Be gentle.
  4. In a plastic ziplock bag or brown paper bag place cereal and powdered sugar. Give is a good few shakes until all the cereal is covered. If you need more sugar add some.
  5. Toss in crushed candy canes and give it a good shake again. Place on parchment paper to dry.


You may package these in decorated plastic bags for handing out at holiday parties or gifts for friends.

  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: American
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