Thanksgiving Snack Mix – Dig into a Harvest Blessing Mix for Thanksgiving

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.This Thanksgiving snack mix combines treats with a symbolic meaning. Click through to print out the labels for the harvest blessing mix. #thanksgivingsnackmix #harvestblessingmix

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. 

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:ingredients for the trail mix

and then add in a bag of Hershey kisses. I used the ones with almonds, since I used almonds in my mix.Add the Hershey kisses to the bowl

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!Mixing up the trail mix

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.

Harvest blessing poem

One way to use the blessing message is to frame it and put on a party table near a bowl of the snack mix.Harvest blessing mix and framed printable
Another way to use is to to print it out the printable below which has four to the page and add it to small bags of the snack mix with a colorful fall ribbon.  What a fun idea for school parties!.
Harvest Blessing printables for snack bags
 
I love the idea of giving children a bag of the snack mix with a blessing message attached.  It is a great way to talk through the meaning of Thanksgiving and the importance of why we celebrate the holiday now..

Individual packages of harvest blessing mix

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.A bowl of the Thanksgiving snack ix

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.Harvest blessing mix

The recipe makes 29 – 1/2 cup servings at 162 calories each.Snack mix nutritional label

Thanksgiving Trail Mix - Snacking with a Harvest Blessing Mix
 
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Serves: 14½ cups
Ingredients
  • 5 cups of Bugels
  • 1 cup of candy corn
  • 4 cups of small twist pretzels
  • 1 cup of candy pumpkins
  • ½ cup of cashews
  • 1 cup of dried fruit
  • ½ cup of almonds
  • 1 bag of Hershey kisses
  • ½ cup of pumpkin seeds
Instructions
  1. Combine everything in a large bowl and stir to combine well.
  2. Serve in a big bowl, or print out the small printables and add them to small bags of the snack mix.
  3. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 162 Fat: 4.9g Saturated fat: 1.5g Unsaturated fat: .6 g Carbohydrates: 23.6 g Sugar: 15.7g Sodium: 97 mg Fiber: .8 g Protein: 2.5 g Cholesterol: 1.7 mg
 

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