Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Santa Hat Snack Mix

Here's a fun recipe for a cute holiday snack mix, complete with Santa hats!  I gave these to all the staff I work with at my school, Ben's coworkers and our neighbors.

I got my idea from here.  I loved the Santa hats in her recipe but I wanted to change up the mix.

To start I melted a bowl of red chocolate melty discs.

Once the chocolate was ready i dipped the Bugles in it and scooped them out with a fork.

After letting them dry I dipped the bottoms in the chocolate again and then dipped them in white sprinkles.  Lastly adding a mini marshmallow to the top to complete the hat.  Lay them on wax paper to dry.

Just one bag of Bugles made all this!  The bag felt so light when I bought it, so I bought 3 more, oops!  Guess I'll have to find something else to make with Bugles!

The hats turned out super cute and so tasty!

Next I made my own snack mix using store bought chex mix and caramel corn.  I needed a lot since I was making 30 jars, in the end I still had enough extra for a bowl to take to a party.

I bought the cute little jars at the Dollar Tree (I know you're all surprised).  Then I filled the jars up layer by layer sprinkling the M&Ms in so they wouldn't all sink to the bottom.

This snack mix was quite the hit!

Santa Hat Shopping List: Makes Tons!
  • 1 Bag of Bugles
  • 2 Bags of Red Chocolate Melty Discs
  • 2 Jars of White Sprinkles
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • 2 Large Bags of Chex Mix
  • 2 Large Bags of Caramel Popcorn
  • 4 Bags of Christmas M&Ms
Directions Above

Thank you friends in blogland for inspiring me with such cute and tasty ideas!  I hope I inspire my friends  now too!

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