American Blessing Mix

Recipe by NovaLee

I found this on the net

Top Review by Stacey in BG

Thanks, NovaLee - I was having a hard Thanksgiving today, and came across this recipe. Will make and give it with thanks for many Thanksgivings to come!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups Bugles original flavor snacks
  • 2 cups small pretzels
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • 1 cup dried fruit or 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup peanuts or 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup M&M's plain chocolate candy
  • 16 hershey brand milk chocolate kisses


  1. In a large bowl mix everything except the kisses.
  2. Place 1/3-1/2 cups Blessing mix in small cellophane treat bags.
  3. Add one kiss to each bag.
  4. Close bag with chenille stem or twist tie.
  5. Bugles:Shaped like cornucopia or Horn of Plenty,a symbol of our Nation's abundance Pretzels:Arms folded in preyer,a freedom sought by the founders of our country Candy Corn:Sacrifices of the Pilgrim's first winter.
  6. Food was so scarce that the settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn per day Nuts or seeds:Promise of a future harvest,one will reap only if seeds are planted and tended to with diligence.
  7. Dried Fruites:Harvest gifts of our bountiful land.
  8. M&Ms:Memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.
  9. Hershey's Kiss:The love of family and friends that sweetens our lives.

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