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Monday, January 16, 2012

Monday - Martin Luther's Birthday - School's Out!


Want to make something with the grandkids since they are home today? It's from Rhonda.

Rhonda Rhodes at the Joy of Denim and Lace.

Christmas Trash

2 cups of Cheerios Cereal
2 cups Kix Cereal
2 cups of Corn Chex Cereal
2 cups of Rice Chex Cereal
2 cups of mini pretzels
1 < 12 oz > bag of red and green M&Ms
1 < 24 oz > bag of red and green peanut M&Ms
2 < 24oz > package of white almond bark

Mix cereals, pretezels, and candies in an extra large mixing bowl. Melt the white almond bark over low heat over stove or microwave.... Stir often
Spoon melted almond bark coating into the trash-mix, and stir until evenly coated. spoon out the wet mixture onto a flat surface such as cookie sheet or pieces of parchment paper and allow to harden.
Once the trash-mix has dried break up into small pieces.

Now this is something they can make - it is easy - and it is delicious.

Okay - it's not Christmas technically - but then again - isn't every day Christmas?

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:


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51 comments:

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Yum, Christmas trash sounds great - and easy too!

Flora said...

Sounds good! (We don't have a holiday here.)

Jill said...

That looks sinfully good!

Sandra said...

i like the little piggy weee quote. and the STUFF looks delish and a wee bit expensive.... but fun for kids to make.

Karen Lange said...

Sounds yummy! Thanks for the recipe! :)

Shug said...

Yea...kids are out of school...and this sounds like a wonderful snack...you are a "great" grandma.
have a great day!
Shug

Aarthi said...

awesome recipe


Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Thisisme. said...

Hi Sandie. i'M sure the children would really enjoy making this recipe - and eating it up afterwards!!!

Hena Tayeb said...

Trashy is always the yummiest

Remington said...

Looks yummy to me! Have a fun day! Hope you get your weather stick up soon! Enjoy!

My Journey With Candida said...

The kids are going to love the trash you are feeding them. I know my Grandkids would.

Sharon said...

Your recipe sounds wonderful! I'm going to try it soon!

Lynn said...

Yum - that looks good. I started back on my diet today and of course I think I am hugely deprived already. :)

Marsha @Spots and Wrinkles said...

Wow! Sounds like fun to make, but I don't think I could actually ingest that stuff! :)

Have a happy MLK Day!

Shelly said...

Loved your recipe and the thought!

TexWisGirl said...

get 'em hopped up on sugar!

Pat MacKenzie said...

Looks delicious. I'll try it for easter, using different colored M&Ms.

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Hi Sandie,

That does look good.
I will be baking cookies with my boys today.

xo,
Dee

Sally said...

Sounds good. No kids here today, so I had leftover peach cobbler for breakfast. Hey! Whatever works, right? :)

Have a great day!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

That looks like the best 'trash' I've seen in a long time! Enjoy your day with GS!! hugs, Linda

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

That looks like the yummiest trash I've ever seen! :D Have a wonderful day!

Cheri said...

Your tagged.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Sounds yummy!

SweetMarie said...

Sounds yummy and fun. I really like the compassion quote.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Looks like you and your grandson will have a wonderful day today... My problem with making snacks like that is that I would EAT it---EAT it ALL.... ha ha...

Have a great day.
Hugs,
Betsy

Susan said...

Hi Sandie...I think you must be a very compassionate person! Take care. Susan

Eva Ason said...

Hi Sandie, gosh I am running behind this evening [lol] That snack looks yummy. Hope you've had a great day today! Hugs x Eva

Gloria Hood said...

SOunds and looks wonderful!!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

That looks like a yummy snack! Hope you had a nice day!

Ginny said...

This looks fun and good!!!! I make something similar called Puppy Chow. Your pig is so cute, have you seen the new Geicko Weeee pig? I LOVE him!!

Melissa Ann Goodwin said...

Oh my goodness, I SO want to eat that! Love coming here for your inspiration - food and otherwise. Compassion is such an important thing, and that sweet piggy face is adorable.

Maple Lane said...

I think that sounds so delicious and I am hungry! I'll share this with my sis for her granddaughters, too.

Hope you have a restful evening and a great week!

Ann said...

hey it's close enough to Christmas to make it and besides, it would be a good idea to test the recipe out a few times before you make it for the actual holiday :)

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

I have grandcats, so won't be making this any time soon. I just don't think they'd care for it and then I'd have to eat it all. :)

GrammyK said...

I'm going to have to try this sometime!! :-) Looks pretty cool!! <3

Red Rose Alley said...

That looks yummy, Chatty. I did a Faith post today. Come and see it when you get a chance...I think you will like it. You know, I'm really getting excited about Valentine's Day! It's one of my favorite holidays of all, and your new Header reminds me of a Valentine. I love it!
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

Oh my goodness, that looks delicious!

Debbie said...

My younger daughter would love this. I need to make some and send it her way for a pick me up!

BECKY said...

Hi Sandie! I love the new look of your blog header...and the idea of rose colored glasses! Sounds great to me, too!

Belle said...

Looks very yummy! Compassion is the greatest form of love. Great quote.

Michaele said...

I need to ponder on that thought for the day. Thanks Chatty.

Buttercup said...

I'd love that snack all year round. Had the day off, too. Loved the leisure, even if I did schedule a dental appointment.

Mevely317 said...

Forget the little kids ... I'm going to have to make up a batch while it's still (somewhat) chilly. What a delightful twist on the traditional recipe!!!

PS - Love your new header!

Love Of Quilts said...

The piggy got it right.

Rob-bear said...

Yup. Looks good. Just the thing a Bear needs before hibernation!

Jim said...

That looks wonderful, Sandy. I would leave the nuts and peanuts out but still good. A few raisins could sub.

I hope you enjoyed the holiday. Not much different here, every day is a Saturday or a holiday for retired people.

Of course I could have gone to the MLK Day parade in Houston. They always have one or two of those.
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Tasty Appetite

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Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

That would make me want to make everyday Christmas!! LOL! blessings ~ Tanna

Rhonda said...

No celebration liberties give to me but truly to honor Martin Luther King day ....a brave man ... inspiration to many

Munir said...

I agree every day should be like Christmas (without the eastern sydication ofcourse) when people are wishing each other happiness. You got it right.
the cand/ cookie loos delishes. Chistmas or not:)