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Monster Trail Mix

Monster Trail Mix
This Monster Trail Mix Recipe is so addictive you’ll be taking it everywhere!  It’s a great mixture of sweet, salty, and savory making it the best trail mix recipe I’ve ever made!
 Monster Trail Mix Recipe

Monster Trail Mix Recipe

My husband and I love Archer Farm’s (aka Target) Monster Trail Mix.  Lately I’ve noticed that you get alot less for alot more…which is NO fun, especially in this economy!
Have you noticed how manufacturers are making the packaging smaller but charging the same or more?
Well once someone pointed it out to me I really began to notice.
So I decided why not make my own… and let me tell you… we wound up with a TON more for about the same price… it almost filled up a gallon jar!
Anyway, this Monster Trail Mix Recipe is an absolute MUST HAVE when we are trying to Survive a Roadtrip with our toddler….it’s the perfect little treat for him to snack on in the backseat.  I get these fun little monster snack containers— which Little Man just LOVES!
The Ingredients
16oz Salted Peanuts
1 Cup Raisins
1 Cup M&M’s Candy
1 Cup Peanut Butter Chips
1 Cup Chocolate Chips
2 Cups Pretzels (I added because I wanted more salty- there seemed to be enough sugar)
*really you can add whatever you like to the mix… I was thinking of adding Chex cereal, cashews, walnuts, etc.
Pour everything into a container and shake! That’s it!
 What’s your favorite snack mix for on the go? Share in the comments below!
Are you like me and always on the hunt for deliciously simple recipes that your family will love?  Here’s a free printable for my 5 FAVORITE one dish meals– they’re perfect for busy nights when you don’t have a ton of time and don’t want to clean a bunch of dishes!
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Adelina Priddis

Friday 3rd of April 2015

I love trail mix! Glad you found a cheaper way of getting it :) Thanks for sharing on Weekend Bites! You've been featured.


Saturday 4th of April 2015

Thanks so much!!! YEAH!!


Sunday 29th of March 2015

I love homemade trail mix! Putting in the ingredients we love makes them unique and special. This looks like a dandy recipe! Thanks for linking up at #PureBlogLove Link Party. The party goes live every Thursday night at 8 p.m. EST. and runs through the week end. I'm hosting at I'd love to see more of your great ideas at our party!

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Monday 1st of July 2013

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Sunday 29th of January 2012

I love homemade Trail Mix. I almost always make my own because I can control the salt content, and the ingredients! I love that you used M and M's and peanuts. They are 2 of my favorites. Thanks for posting on my Super Bowl Eats and Treats Party!


Tuesday 24th of January 2012

How have I not thought of this?? I love this trail mix, but hate the cost. And I'm not very fond of the peanut butter chips, so I love the ability to leave them out. I'm totally getting the stuff for this tomorrow. Thanks for the idea!

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