This Thanksgiving snack mix is a delightful combination of some favorite fall treats. The two printables that I have included also tell your guests what is in the harvest blessing mix and the blessing that each ingredient stands for.
Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all of our blessings. For most of us, the holiday also means surrounding ourselves with one or more of the symbols of Thanksgiving.
This thankful snack mix is designed specifically for the holiday. Each of the treats symbolize different reasons why Thanksgiving is the great holiday that it is. It’s another one of my fun Thanksgiving appetizers to serve at a Thanksgiving party.
For another fun Thanksgiving party idea, check out these candy corn turkey cupcakes. They are also a delight and fun to make.Thanksgiving is a time for being grateful. Head on over to Always the Holidays to get a blessings snack mix recipe and free printable to use for snack bags. #givethanks #blessings 🥨🍇🥜 Click To Tweet
Let’s make the Thanksgiving snack mix
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This Thanksgiving party mix is so easy to put together. There is no baking or cooking at all. Everything is Fcombined in a large bowl, mixed and then served.
What could be easier than that? Gather these items together:
- Candy corn
- Small twist pretzels
- Candy pumpkins
- Dried fruit
- Cashews, Almonds and pumpkin seeds
- a bag of Hershey kisses. I used the kisses 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 to represent 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 that represent the harvest of past and future years.
One of the nice things about this cornucopia snack mix is that it is so easy to make. You can let the kids help, or they can do it all themselves.
Even the littlest youngsters can take part!
Harvest blessing mix printable
My recipe includes a printable to go along with the recipe as a reminder of the blessings of Thanksgiving.
This printable for my Thanksgiving blessing mix recipe can be used in many ways. You can print it out here or click on the image below.
Tasting the Thanksgiving 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 in your comments below.
The recipe makes 29 – 1/2 cup servings at 162 calories each.
Pin this Thanksgiving blessing mix recipe for later
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.
Admin note: This Thanksgiving trail mix first appeared on the blog in October of 2017. I have updated the post to add new images, a printable project card and a video for you to enjoy.
- 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: 162Total Fat: 4.9gSaturated Fat: 1.5gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1.7mgSodium: 97mgCarbohydrates: 23.6gFiber: .8gSugar: 15.7gProtein: 2.5g
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