Thursday, November 20, 2008

Thanksgiving Mix

Last year we made this snack mix and bagged it in resealable bags to give away. I'm not sure where I initially found this recipe, but I've even made it with my students when I was teaching.

Thanksgiving Blessing Mix

Bugles: Shaped like a cornucopia or Horn of Plenty, a symbol of our nation's abundance.
Pretzels: Arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country.
Candy corn: The sacrifices of the Pilgrims' first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn a day.
Sunflower Seeds: Promise of a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.
Dried fruits(raisins): Harvest gifts from our bountiful land.
M&Ms: Memories of those who came before us to lead us into a blessed future.
Hershey's Kiss: The love of family and friends that sweetens our lives.

8 comments:

the ginhouse said...

I am so touched by this. I must do this this year. Love you sweets!

Laura said...

This is SO great.
Thank you for sharing.

rachael said...

what a wonderful (and tasty) idea, thank you for sharing it!

Audra Krell said...

This mix looks so great and what a neat, unique gift. I usually just make the chex mix w/white chocolate, which I call White Trash. Not the most precious gift to give away...
Thanks for sharing this!

Bia said...

We're spending Thanksgiving in Hilton Head with all the family, and I think I'm going to bring some of this mix. Thanks for sharing...

Fuschia said...

So sweet and sounds yummy!

Toni said...

We did this in pre-k a few years ago...thanks for reminding me of it, though....

Julie said...

Great idea for the mix. And I didn't think of meat balls - but used the cookie scoop for spinach balls for our T-day feast.