Spring Snack Mix

Happy Monday, everyone –  I hope your weekend was wonderful!

Today’s post features one of my all time favorite snack mixes. It’s so easy, so versatile, and soooo tasty!

I especially love the sweet and salty combination that comes from the almond bark, pretzels, and peanuts. Here’s how you can make it:

First, gather your ingredients:

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Measure out 12 cups of Rice Chex, 4 cups of pretzels, and 1 1/2 cups dry-roasted peanuts. Mix this up well.

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Melt 1/2 lb. almond bark in the microwave. Do so by cutting up the bark into chunks and melting it in 30 second increments to avoid burning.

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Once it’s melted, it’ll look something like this:

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Carefully pour this over the cereal mixture. I always like to put a lid on the container and then gently shake it to make sure it’s evenly coated.

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Add in the M&M’s. I typically wait until this step to make sure the almond bark has had a chance to cool down to avoid melting the candy. Shake this up as well.

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Spread the mixture out onto wax paper to let it finish cooling. Top with some colorful sprinkles if you wish. 🙂

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I have to warn you that this mix is dangerously addicting. Once you start eating, you can’t go back. 🙂 So if you’re going to make a big batch, be sure to have someone to share it with!

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Here’s the full recipe:

Spring Snack Mix

  • 12 cups rice chex cereal
  • 4 cups pretzels
  • 1 1/2 cups peanuts
  • 1/2 lb. almond bark
  • 1 bag M & M’s
  • Sprinkles, optional

Combine cereal, pretzels, and peanuts. Melt almond bark and pour over cereal mixture. Toss to coat. Add in M & M’s and toss to coat again. Spread mixture out onto wax paper to let finish cooling. Top with sprinkles if desired.

Spring Snack Mix

If you’ve got 10 minutes and a hankering for something delicious, your search ends here. Enjoy!

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