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Spring Snack Mix + Free Printable Gift Tag

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Here is a really fun and easy snack mix that is perfect for sharing! There is no specific recipe you have to follow – this can be customized to fit your preferences and can easily be adjusted for a different season.

I was inspired to make this when someone dropped off a big container of their own homemade snack mix at my office. It was such a nice thing to have on hand and we all nibbled on it for close to two weeks!

Here’s what I put in my mix. I shopped Aldi and Target and tried to keep the sweet and savory ingredients in balance.

  • Sea Salt Veggie Straws (Target) $2.19
  • Easter M&M’s (Target) 2 bags – $7.18
  • Bunny Graham Crackers (Target) $3.19
  • Pretzels $.95
  • White Cheddar Popcorn $1.95
  • Savoritz Brand Cheese Crackers $3.29
  • Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (2 bags) $2.90
  • Butterscotch Chips $1.35
  • Gardetto’s Snack Mix $1.99

The total cost for all the ingredients was $25. I had an Instacart promotion for $10 off my Aldi purchase, which brought my personal out of pocket total to $15! Use my referral link and you’ll save $10 off your first Instacart order, too!

This made a LOT of snack mix and I still didn’t quite use up my savory items. It gave me enough to fill around 20 treat bags with 2 cups in each bag + enough to fill a large mixing bowl.

I found that a large plastic or silicone spoon works best for mixing the ingredients. Add the small pieces (M&M’s, chocolate chips, etc.) last. If you’re serving the mix in a bowl, mix them in last and then sprinkle a few on top for added color.

For the treat bags, I found that it works best to add the small pieces directly into each bag – otherwise they quickly end up on the bottom the bags. I mixed up the main ingredients, put 2 cups in each treat bag and then sprinkled in a mixture of the sweets.

As per usual, I used my favorite treat bags as packaging! Dollar General and Dollar Tree sell packs of 25 for $1-$1.25.

I made some little gift tags that would be really cute to attach on each treat bag. I ended up just tying the bags with bakers twine, but you can see the tags on the pink bags below.

Click here to download the printable gift tag PDF

I used the biggest bowl I had and still ended up working in batches. Next time I’ll pick up a big tub from Dollar Tree to make it even easier!

If you have leftover Easter candy in a few weeks, this would be the perfect way to use it up. You could share these treat bags with your neighbors, coworkers, church staff – the list is endless!

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