Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Red, White and Blue Crunch Mix

1 review

My colorful snack mix makes a festive treat for a large group or potluck or even to bring as a grab-and-go snack for a parade. I took it to my school’s faculty lounge once and it was gone before recess! You can use different colored candy disks for various occasions.
—Bonnie Darr, Flagstaff, AZ

Caramel Chex Mix

2 reviews

This wonderfully crunchy snack is loaded with cereal, pretzels and nuts—and coated with a not-too-sweet brown sugar mixture. Package this...


PB&J Chex Mix

As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has...


Nutty Cereal Crunch

1 review

"This is one of my favorite snacks to take to large get-togethers," writes Grace Yaskovic from her Branchville, New Jersey...


Chocolate Pecan Pie Snack Mix

4 reviews

My crowd-pleasing party mix is buttery, chocolaty and nutty. The recipe yields a party-sized portion, but I recommend keeping it...

M&M Snack Mix

3 reviews

This colorful snack mix, shared by Billie Blanton of Kingsport, Tennessee, will satisfy a "sweet tooth" or "salty tooth"!


Turtle Snack Mix

A decadent turtle sundae I had at a restaurant inspired this sweet-salty snack mix. Just try to stop at one...

Pretzel Puppy Chow

1 review

This variation on regular puppy chow replaces peanut butter with Nutella and chipotle for a delicious spicy-sweet combination. —Taste of...


Coconut Cashew Crunch

4 reviews

The crunch is always a hit for Christmas snacking. It’s one of my husband’s favorites—and he says he doesn’t like...


Peanut Butter-Graham Snack Mix

Rich and sweet, this makes a can’t-stop-eating-it treat! Kids of all ages will enjoy munching when the
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Fruit N Nut Snack Mix

1 review

For a great late night treat, I whip up this snack mix. The blend of the fruit and nuts is...

Spiced Nut Mix

4 reviews

One Christmas, my good friend gave me this recipe and a sack of ingredients. I think of her every time...


Fruit ‘n’ Nut Trail Mix

2 reviews

This snack recipe has a good mix of fruit and nuts. The mild cinnamon flavor adds a nice touch.


Nuts and Bolts

2 reviews

Since I was a child, we've made buckets of this mix each Christmas for everyone. These days, though, I fix...


Almond Snack Mix

11 reviews

Sliced almonds and almond extract set this crunchy Chex mix apart. Lisa Hess, Bountiful, Utah, says, "Be forewarned...once you start...


Nut ‘n’ Fruit Granola

After a friend brought this crunchy fruit-filled treat on a camping trip, I requested the recipe and lightened it up....

Contest-Winning Sugar ‘n’ Spice Nuts

14 reviews

My daughters, grandkids and just about everyone who visits me look forward to this mix of crunchy spiced nuts recipe...


Southern Spiced Pecans

8 reviews

Pop these tasty pecans in your mouth...and you'll immediately want more. A mix of salty and sweet, the nuts are...


Quick Peanut Butter Squares

1 review

"This recipe is so quick to make and uses ingredients usually found in ample supply in my cupboard," notes Marsha...


Crunchy Peanut Butter Drops

2 reviews

Four pantry items are all you'll need to whip up Tammy Lewis' no-bake nibbles. "These simple treats make an ideal...


Zesty Snack Mix

2 reviews

Reveals Jeanette Grantstein of Wichita, Kansas, "This crisp snack mix is a mouthwatering combination of sweet and spicy. I've taken...


Buffalo-Style Snack Mix

1 review

I like to dress up popcorn with corn chips and peanuts. The hot sauce adds a bit of kick that...


Sweet Honey-Glazed Snack Mix

2 reviews

A retired home economist, Lucile created this recipe for a honey contest at the Kansas State Fair and won first...


Sweet & Salty Candy

1 review

I've been making this candy for the past few years and serving it at Teacher Appreciation lunches and bake sales....

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Slow Cooker Candied Nuts

12 reviews

I like giving spiced nuts as holiday gifts. This slow cooker recipe with ginger and cinnamon is so good, you...


Meat Lovers’ Snack Mix

15 reviews

Admittedly, this crunchy, savory appetizer might skew toward the dudes. But trust us, everyone will go wild for this go-to...


Crisp and Nutty Mix

On those busy days that just don't stop, this mixture of dried fruit, cereal, nuts and more is the ultimate...


Kickin’ Snack Mix

5 reviews

The blend of cereal with cheddar crackers and mixed nuts puts a new twist on a classic party mix, and...


Maple Peanut Mix

Maple syrup and butter combine to coat a combination of nuts, pretzels, dried cranberries and chocolate chips. I like adding...


Indian-Spiced Snack Mix

Use your microwave to make a big batch of snack mix in just 20 minutes. It's ideal for anyone who...