Candy Corn Trail Mix!

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I am STILL anxiously waiting for my parents to arrive. They got stuck in a traffic jam in Indiana and it set them back a couple hours. At least I got…hold on text check…woooo! They are 44 miles away! +Sorry, back to posting. At least I got everything I listed in my previous post done and I have time to do a quick post!

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I baked a batch of healthy pumpkin bars with a cream cheese frosting and let me tell you…They are amazing! The best pumpkin bars I have ever had. I’m not telling my Dad they are healthy and I’ll see what he thinks!  I’ll post the recipe for those bars tomorrow morning while I enjoy my coffee with my parents 🙂 Can you tell I’m excited? I also made my parents a candy corn trail mix because it’s a mixture of everything they love! I wanted to do a quick post on the mix just in case you are looking for a fall treat that is easy and inexpensive.

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I bought about four bags of different kinds of trail mixes. You can buy the right amount depending on who you are serving these to. I bought Kroger’s Organic Simple Truth trail mix blends. They are really good and super cheap compared to stores like Whole Foods or Trader Joes. I also know that Walmart sells 2 lb bags of trail mix for $5.00 which is a great deal, too!

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I added all the bags of trail mix to the large mixing bowl.

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After mixing all the trail mix bags together, I added in two cups of candy corn.

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Some of the trail mix blends were salty and some were sweet. The flavors really compliment each other!

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You can add all types of ingredients to the fall mix! Some ideas? Pretzels, Chex cereal, M&M’s, white chocolate chips, coconut shavings, dried apples, dried pears, etc. As I always say…”don’t be afraid to get creative:!

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I added the mix to a large flower vase. You could use a baggie or plastic container if you are taking these to a football game or other events! I think this would be an adorable tailgating treat! Or just a great addition to your table!

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  • Judy H.

    I can’t wait to make this for my grandsons and for ME. At 56 years old, I STILL love candycorn! When most adults find out my affection for it, they tun up their noses. I don’t care, I think they all probably secretly love it and are too proud to admit it!
    This is the first time I’ve visited your blog…I love it!

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