Leprechaun Snack Mix – Time for Some Crunch on National Snack Day!

If you are having a celebration for St. Paddy’s Day, this sweet and salty Leprechaun Snack Mix is perfect for your party table. It’s also perfect for National Snack Day on March 4.

Snacks for St. Patrick's Day

Trail mixes are a fun and easy way to combine your favorite treats into one easy to eat snack.  And this snack mix has it all!

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What is National Snack Day?

National Snack Day is a foodie day of the year that comes around on March 4. This day is the perfect day to snack without feeling guilt, since the day is devoted to it.

Whether you prefer potato chips, some frozen yogurt, a scoop of ice cream or a handful of this tasty leprechaun snack mix, the sky is the limit when it comes to snacking today.

National Snack day is just one of many National Days in March. There are loads of other days to celebrate as well.

And since St.Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, what could be better than this Leprechaun Snack mix?

Curious about national Days? Find out more about National Days in this guide.

How to celebrate National Snack Day

The easiest way to celebrate this tasty day is to enjoy your favorite snack like the one on this page. One fun way to add to the experience is to wear a snack T-shirt.

Another way to celebrate is to read the book Snack Attack to your kids.

Be sure to also share the day on social media using the hashtag #NationalSnackDay or #snackday.  Here is a tweet to get you started.

It's #NationalSnackDay - time to make some leprechaun snack mix. After all St. Paddy's Day is right around the corner, too. 🍻☘🍀 Click To Tweet

Let’s stir up some Leprechaun Snack Mix!

The leprechaun food snack mix is super easy to put together.  Really, it’s just a matter of measuring out some ingredients and giving it all a good swirl.  

You can even substitute some of your favorites in place of my ingredients.

Making food for St. Patrick’s day. that shows the holiday is a great way to set the mood.  Try these Bailey’s Irish Cream Truffles for another tasty holiday dessert.

Gather your ingredients for the tasty crunch snack mix.  I chose these supplies for my mix:Ingredients for Leprechaun snack mix

Put all of the ingredients for the St. Patrick’s Day Snacks into a very large bowl and mix, mix, mix. What could be easier than that?

Bowl of Leprechaun snack mix

This Leprechaun Snack Mix is so colorful. It has a combination of both sweet and salty tastes with a surprise when you bite into of of the sour lemon heads, so this makes it a treat for all taste buds!Serving Leprechaun snack mix

Place a big bowl of the Lucky Charms snack mix on your counter top with some Plastic Popcorn containers that everyone will love to fill up! 

Leprechaun snack mix in popcorn containers

You don’t need to wait for St. Patrick’s Day to enjoy this salty snack mix, either. This yummy snack mix is perfect for a family movie night or just as an after school snack.

Leprechaun snack mix

Your party guests will gobble this Leprechaun Snack Mix right up.  But that’s fine. It is super easy to make another batch of it for the family!

Leprechaun snack mix and St. Patrick's day printable

Free St. Patrick’s Day Printable!

How about adding an Irish blessing to your party table?  You can print our this St. Patrick’s Day Printable for free here.

Pin this leprechaun snack mix for later

Would you like a reminder of this lucky charms mix for National Snack Day?  Just pin this image to one of your holiday boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.snack mix with popcorn holders

Admin note: This post for the popcorn lucky charms snack mix first appeared on the blog in February of 2017. I have updated the post to add new photos, a printable recipe card and a video for you to enjoy.

More foodie National Days

There are lots of National Days in March devoted to food. Here are a few to celebrate this month:

And be sure to check out my March Printable calendar to plan your activities for the whole month.

Yield: 12 servings

Leprechaun Snack Mix - Time for Some Crunch!

Bowl of Leprechaun snack mix

Trail mixes are a fun and easy way to combine your favorite treats into one easy to eat snack. If you are having a celebration for St. Paddy’s Day, this sweet and salty Leprechaun Snack Mix is perfect for your party table.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 6 cups of popped Popcorn
  • 1 cup of twist pretzels
  • 1/2 cup of green Sixlets
  • 1 cup of raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup of green peanut M&Ms
  • 1 cup of Lucky Charms cereal - (only the charms)
  • 1/2 cup of lemonheads candy
  • 2 cup of mini marshmallows


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. This snack mix keeps well in a sealed container for several weeks.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 201Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 113mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 19gProtein: 4g

Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.


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