This Thanksgiving snack mix is a delightful combination of some favorite fall treats. The two printables that I have included also tell your guests just what is in the harvest blessing mix and what each ingredient stands for.
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for blessings. For most of us, it also means surrounding ourselves with one or more of the symbols of Thanksgiving.
This fun snack mix is designed just for the holiday, with each little treat symbolizing a different part of what makes Thanksgiving the great holiday that it is.
For another fun Thanksgiving dessert idea, check out these candy corn turkey cupcakes. They are also a delight and fun to make.
Let’s Make the Thanksgiving Snack Mix
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This snack mix is so easy to put together. There is no baking or cooking at all. Everything is just combined in a large bowl, mixed and then served. What could be easier than that? Gather these things together:
- Candy corn
- Small twist pretzels
- Candy pumpkins
- Dried fruit
- Cashews, Almonds and pumpkin seeds
and then add in a bag of Hershey kisses. I used the ones with almonds, since I used almonds in my mix.
The wonderful thing about this harvest blessing mix is that each ingredient stands for something related to Thanksgiving. Some are symbolic – like the twist pretzel representing arms folded in prayer, or the Hershey Kisses symbolizing the love of family and friends.
Others are more factual, like the dried fruit, nuts and seeds representing the harvest of past and future years. My favorites ingredients are the little bugles that are shaped like a Thanksgiving Cornucopia!
One of the nice things about this Thanksgiving snack mix is that it is so easy to make, you can let the kids help, or do it all themselves. Even the littlest youngsters can take part!
Printable for the Harvest Blessing Mix
This printable can be used in many ways. You can print it out here or click on the image below.
Tasting the Thanksgiving Snack Mix
This wonderful harvest blessing mix is a great combination of sweet, tart and salty. There are lots of different textures and tastes to suit any of your guests.
Can you think of other things to put into a Thanksgiving snack mix that would symbolize the holiday well? Tell us about it i your comments below.
The recipe makes 29 – 1/2 cup servings at 162 calories each.
Would you like a reminder of this Thanksgiving Trail mix and Harvest Blessing? Just pin this image to one of your Thanksgiving boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.
- 5 cups of Bugels
- 1 cup of candy corn
- 4 cups of small twist pretzels
- 1 cup of candy pumpkins
- 1/2 cup of cashews
- 1 cup of dried fruit
- 1/2 cup of almonds
- 1 bag of Hershey kisses
- 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds
- Combine everything in a large bowl and stir to combine well.
- Serve in a big bowl, or print out the small printables and add them to small bags of the snack mix.
- Store in an airtight container.
Print out the harvest blessing on glossy photo paper and frame it to display near the food so that guest know what each food symbolizes.
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Serving Size:1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 162 Total Fat: 4.9g Saturated Fat: 1.5g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 1.7mg Sodium: 97mg Carbohydrates: 23.6g Fiber: .8g Sugar: 15.7g Protein: 2.5g
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