CHRISTMAS SNACK MIX ("Elf Bait")
This easy Christmas Snack Mix makes the perfect holiday treat! It’s that time of the year when everyone is making plans to get together and this is the perfect sweet & salty treat to share – totally addictive, sweet and oh-so-festive! Perfect for Christmas holiday parties, gift-giving, and movie nights all winter season long! It’s irresistible and a sweet tradition we love to share
FAST, EASY & FUN!
The holidays are busy and you ight not always have the time to make homemade cookies or a charcuterie board as a quick treat. But this Christmas Snack Mix? There's definitely time for this; it's ready in about ten minutes, and the best part is that your little ones will LOVE to help you make this!
SWEET & SALTY IS WHERE IT'S AT...
It's not just you - lots of people find the combination of sweet and salty irresistible. Salt enhances our perception of sweet, and vice versa - which is why this is so addictive!
CHRISTMAS SNACK MIX VARIATIONS:
Chex Mix or Extra Bold Chex Mix
Christmas Gummy Bears
Sour Cherry Balls
Twizzler Holiday Pull’n’Peel (Cherry, Green Apple & Lemonade)
M&M Holiday Milk Chocolate Candies
Gummy Fruit Drops
Other Great Additions:
Reese’s Muddy Buddies
Dried Fruits (cranberries, blueberries or raisins)
Vanilla Yogurt Covered Raisins
Caramel Rolos (unwrapped)
Chocolate or White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels
Bugles Corn Chips
Holiday Fruit Snacks
Honey Nut Cheerios
Honey Roasted Peanuts
Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets
Christmas Mini Cadbury Eggs
Your favorite mini-candies - bite-size Snickers, Milky Way, Reese Peanut Butter Cups or Andes Mints - you can find almost everything in tempting mini-sizes these days!
HOW WE MAKE THIS:
YIELD: Enough for 2 or more – or a party!
Originally posted December 2015; revised and reposted December 2020.
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