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It’s easy to run out of time, especially during the holidays. If you need a treat that you can make from start to finish in about a half an hour…this is the one.
And it’s absolutely addictive. I’m telling you, this Sweet & Salty Snack Mix is where it’s at.
My mother-in-law would whip this up before we came to visit and it didn’t last long after we arrived. Everyone loves it, my favorite part is the caramel-y covered cereal…I could add nothing else and just eat that. But all the rest makes for a great combo of sweet and salty.
It’s simple to make, remember to ask for a large paper bag when you are at your local grocery store. You will be noshing on sweet, salty goodness in no time. I know it will be hard, but please try to save some for your family and friends!
Recipe source: My mother-in-law, when she makes this at harvest time she adds candy corn too.
I really love the idea of giving this in a glass jar. It’s so simple with a ribbon, but it’s great because it’s easy to transport (you’re not going to crush it by setting something else on top of it) and the jars are reusable and reasonably priced.
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