The sweetness of dried fruit and chocolate meets salty pretzels and popcorn in our easy food gift. Pour the snack mix in a jar, and cover the lid with a circle of colorful scrapbooking paper. Grosgrain ribbon around the edge of the lid pairs with yarn and a tag to make the package complete.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

20 mins
about 14 cups


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  • In a small bowl combine brown sugar, orange peel, and cinnamon; set aside.

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  • Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Open bag carefully and pour into very large mixing bowl. Immediately sprinkle hot popcorn with brown sugar mixture; stir to mix and coat.

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  • Stir in pretzels, cranberries, pepitas, and milk- chocolate pieces. Store in airtight container or plastic bag at room temperature for up to 3 days. Makes about 28 (1/2-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; total fat 5g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 1mg; sodium 69mg; potassium 92mg; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1g; sugar 9g; protein 4g; vitamin a 49IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 1mg.