Frequently Asked Questions

While the Official Rules outline the complete details of this promotion, your question may already be answered below.

What are the prizes for this promotion?
By entering, you could win one of the prizes to brighten your holiday:
  • HC Hot Coco Bombs
  • HC 2 Holiday Teas from The Republic of Tea
  • HC Countdown to Christmas Monopoly (new for 2022)
  • Hallmark Publishing Holiday Book
  • HC Holiday DVD
  • HC Holiday Popcorn Bowl
  • 2022 HC Keepsake Ornament
  • Cozy knit beanie with fur pom pom
  • HC Candle Trio
  • 3 Boxes of ChexMix, big spoon & CPM seasoning or a big stasher bag
See Official Rules for complete details.
How many times can I enter the promotion?
Limit: You may enter once per day during the Promotion Period regardless of method or combination of methods of entry.
How can I enter?
You can enter by scanning the QR code on any Countdown to Chexmas marked cereal package* or visit and register or sign in for a chance to win!

*NO PURCHASE OR SCAN NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Message and Data rates may apply. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), who are 18+. Ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 12/31/22. See Official Rules for how to enter without making a purchase, including odds and prize descriptions and values. Void where prohibited by law. Sponsor: General Mills Sales, Inc.
How many prizes could I win?
There is a limit of one prize per person.
How will I know if I'm the big sweepstakes winner?
The grand prize drawing will be held on or around January 2, 2023. The winner will be notified via email from the contact information provided upon registration. Once the winners are confirmed and prizes are fulfilled, an official win list will be posted. A direct link to this list can be found in the Official Rules.
I got a message that I've already entered today, but I haven't. What should I do?
Make sure you are visiting directly rather than a bookmarked page in your browser. Also, please try to clear cookies and cache on your internet browser.
I think I’m having technical issues. What should I do?
Sometimes it's a simple thing like updating your browser. Check to be sure that you have a modern version of Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, or Safari. Also, you may want to check your browser preferences section to be sure JavaScript is enabled. Clearing your cache and cookies also helps in this instance.
I have recently moved or updated my email address. Can I change my registration information for this promotion?
We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to the number of entries we receive in each promotion, we are unable to change registration information. If you do win a prize during the promotional period and your contact information does change, contact and provide your updated information.

Please Note: We cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your request.
Why can't I use my P.O. Box address to register or claim my prize?
Your home address allows us to identify your residence for eligibility purposes.