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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Cracker Snack Mix

11 reviews

Family and friends will munch this fun mix of crackers, nuts and ranch dressing by the handfuls! "Everyone is sure...


Cereal Trail Mix

All ages are sure to enjoy this easy-to-assemble snack. "We spend a lot of time camping, canoing and attending softball...


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

12 reviews

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


Oyster Cracker Snack

4 reviews

Field editor Verona Koehlmoos of Pilger, Nebraska shared this quick-to-fix recipe. Everyone will be eating these crackers by the handfuls!


Halloween Snack Mix

6 reviews

Here is a simple snack mix I created on the spur of the moment. It's easy to toss together for...


Southern Spiced Pecans

7 reviews

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


Witch’s Snack Hats

These treats go over well at parties, but they're guaranteed to be a hit at Halloween parties. They're well worth...

Taco Tidbits

1 review

"This four-ingredient combination is a great change of pace from typical snack mixes," writes Sharon Mensing of Greenfield, Iowa. And...


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...


Apple-Cinnamon Snack Mix

2 reviews

This colorful and crunchy concoction with a sweet-spicy coating is great for parties or just snacking, says field editor Virginia...


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...


Chili-Lime Snack Mix

1 review

Why buy a pricey bagged snack mix when you can easily make a better-tasting one at home? Create a Southwestern...


Cranberry Party Mix

3 reviews

The combination of real maple syrup, hazelnuts and dried cranberries really makes this stand out from the crowd. —Nicole Filizetti,...


Tiramisu Snack Mix

2 reviews

This was inspired by one of my favorite desserts. It has the same great flavor combination of tiramisu but in...


Maple-Nut Snack Mix

Maple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness to this crunchy blend. "We take along individual plastic bags of...

Fruit and Nut Trail Mix

This mouthwatering mix is filled with nutrition and flavor. Whether you’re enjoying the outdoors or heading out the door to...


Chocolate ‘n’ More Snack Mix

1 review

This colorful snack mix tastes as good as it looks with its nuts, sunflower kernels and dried fruits. Karri Upchurch...


Jerky Party Mix

Talk about a popular gift! Our friends get such a kick out of this spicy twist on an old party-mix...


Santa’s Snack Mix

4 reviews

At Christmas, I love to make gifts in a jar, from jellies and jams to cookie and snack mixes. —Lori...


Sweet ‘n’ Salty Snack Mix

When my children were growing up, they enjoyed making-and eating!-this snack mix, especially on Halloween. Now my grandchildren love it...

Cajun Party Mix

5 reviews

I pack this mix in Christmas tins to give to friends and family. They can't seem to get enough-and it's...


Corn Chip Crunch

Folks can't seem to stop eating this sweet and salty treat when I serve it. A nice twist on popcorn...


White Chocolate Cereal Clusters

Just three ingredients and 3 minutes in the microwave are all it takes to make the season bright with this...


Caramel Nut Crunch

1 review

I discovered this crispy snack recipe on a box of cereal years ago. It's been a Christmas favorite with my...


Honey Snack Mix

Little cubs can't resist gobbling up the crackers, cereal, raisins and candy in this sweet snack mix created in our...


Sweet Snack Mix

2 reviews

Tempt your troops with a twist on caramel corn, sent by Dee Georgiou of Omaha, Nebraska. "When I set out...