If you like it, save it!
Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place.Got it!
If you like something…
Click the heart, it's called favoriting. Favorite the stuff you like.Got it!
Author Notes: This is a variation of a chex snack mix. I found the cute little "poem" at the St. Augustine's holiday craft bazaar but the lady did not know who the author was. I adapted their sweet treat to a salty snack--great for watching the football games while the turkey bastes or after dinner when the cards get dealt out--it's a nice accompianment to that turkey/stuffing/cranberry relish dagwood of a sandwich you are planning to make!
Thanksgiving Blessing Mix
The Bugles are a symbol of the Cornucopia, a horn of plenty.
The Pretzels represent arms folded in thanks and prayer.
The Candy Corn reminds us that during the first winter the pilgrims were allowed only a few kernels of corn per day because food was scarce.
The Fruit is a reminder that Thanksgiving is the celebration of the harvest.
The Peanuts represent seeds, the potential of the bounteous harvest of the next season if they are planted and well-tended.
Serves a crowd
- 1 box of Bugles 1 small bag of pretzels 4 oz. of candy corn 10 oz. of peanuts or mixed nuts 1/2 c. dried craisins 1 c. oil or 1 stick of melted butter 2 t. each of cumin, salt, celery salt, garlic powder and onion powder 2 t. worchestershire sauce Mix all dry ingredients to combine. Whisk together oil and spices. Pour over mix and stir. Bake on low 250 for 20 min.
- Tip: The "dried fruit" I chose to use was craisins but in the original package I bought , they had used "gummy" fruits, which some kids may prefer.
More Great Recipes: Snacks