Leprechaun Bait

This easy, no baking required Leprechaun Bait makes the perfect treat for St. Patrick's Day. This addictive snack mix is packed with Lucky Charms, chex cereal, pretzels, chocolate-covered candies, and coated in melted white chocolate.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Leprechaun Bait
Prep Time 5 minutes
Set Up Time 20 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 295 kcal
Author Chelsea


  • 2 cups corn chex
  • 1 cup miniature pretzel twists
  • 1 and 1/2 cups Lucky Charms cereal
  • 1/2 cup Lucky Charms marshmallows (pick out of cereal)
  • 3/4 cup green M&Ms, separated
  • 1 bag (11 ounces) high quality white chocolate chips
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil


  1. Line a large sheet pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine corn chex, pretzels, Lucky Charms, Lucky Charms marshmallows, and 1/2 cup green M&Ms.

  3. In a medium sized bowl add the white chocolate chips and vegetable oil. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir, and microwave for another 25 seconds. Stir until melted and smooth. If needed return to the microwave for a little longer. (Bursts of 10 seconds stirring for 10 seconds in between each burst). Pour the melted and smooth white chocolate over the snack mix.

  4. Gently stir until completely combined and then transfer to the prepared baking sheet and spread into one even layer. Add remaining 1/4 cup M&Ms on top.

  5. Allow to harden at room temperature or place in the fridge until firm, about 10-20 minutes. Break into pieces and serve OR fill up snack sized bags and attach the free printable (link to printable above this recipe).