Pack this easy-to-make munchie in a sleek glass or acrylic canister adorned with cotton yarn, and it'll be ready to put under the tree. Get that candy-cane brightness by winding yarn in shades of red and pink around the canister before topping with a homemade pompom. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island
"This no-bake snack mix is a real treat for kids, and you can easily increase the amount to fit your needs," writes Kara De la Vega of Suisun City, California. "Place it in individual plastic bags or pour some into colored ice cream cones and cover with plastic wrap for a fun presentation.
Not only are these a perfect mid-morning or afternoon snack at work, they're perfect for hungry kids just home from school. Plus, they make for fantastic party food! —Carrie Shaub, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
Barb Gustison of Quincy, Illinois writes, “I remember my mother making chili mix in place of cookies for bake sales. Everyone loved it! It's also great for a snack at home, or to have on trips and at parties.”
"I came up with this recipe as a way for my grandkids to enjoy Rice Krispies Treats and not get sticky hands, since they're eating it out of a cone," relates Mabel Nolan of Vancouver, Washington. "I've also packed the cereal mixture into paper cups and inserted a popsicle stick like a sucker."
A retired home economist, Lucile created this recipe for a honey contest at the Kansas State Fair and won first prize! Its sweet, addictive flavor will surely have you begging for more.
—Lucile Cline, Wichita, Kansas