This Halloween Snack Mix is an easy recipe that is always a hit. Included is a FREE “You’ve Been Booed” printable and other gift tags for gifting this snack mix!
This Halloween Snack Mix is something fun the kids can help make. It serves 12 and costs about $11.92. That’s just $0.99 per serving!
Halloween Snack Mix
Halloween is full of sweet candy that leaves us with a sweet overload and craving something salty. We combine the perfect blend of sweet and salty in this snack mix to keep you from having a Halloween sugar crash.
This snack mix is a fun treat to snack on with your family or wrap up to deliver to friends, neighbors, teachers, coworkers, school parties. You name it! We are even giving you some fun tags to go with it to make the delivery even easier!
Whether you share it with your friends and family or enjoy it yourself, you can whip this Halloween Snack Mix up in just ten minutes, which means you can make it multiple times throughout the month!
FREE Boo Printable & Gift Tags
Click HERE to get the FREE “You’ve Been Booed” printable and gifting tags.
What does it mean when you boo someone?
Have you ever been Boo’d at Halloween time? It is a fun idea where you leave a treat on a doorstep with a note that says they have been Boo’d and to pass it on. Kind of like paying it forward.
One of our printable tags is one you can attach to a bag of this snack mix to go out and Boo some of your friends and neighbors. Booing someone never felt so good!
What’s a good snack to bring to a party?
This snack mix is always a hit at any Halloween party. You can make this throughout the year by taking out the eye candy and pumpkins. You can replace the Halloween sprinkles and chocolate chips with regular ones. A couple of other great ideas for snacks to bring to a party are our Pizza Rolls and Taco Pizza.
How much will this Halloween Snack Mix recipe cost to make:
RECIPE COST: $11.92
PRICE PER SERVING: $0.99
- 5 cups pretzels – $2.83
- 1/2 cup Chocolate chips – $0.30
- 3 cups Bugles – $0.53
- 1 cup candy Pumpkins – $1.12
- 1/2 cup Peanut M&Ms – $1.07
- 1/4 cup Halloween sprinkles – $0.74
- Candy eyes – $2.47
- 12 oz package candy melts – $2.47
To find out more about how we price our recipes, check out Budget Recipes Explained.
How to make Halloween Snack Mix recipe:
STEPS ONE AND TWO: First, get out a large bowl. Then combine the pretzel and bugles in the bowl. Next, evenly spread the mixture out on a baking sheet.
STEPS THREE AND FOUR: Next, evenly spread the mixture out on a baking sheet. Add in the chocolate chips, pumpkins, and M&Ms. Then, drizzle on the melted candy melts.
STEPS FIVE AND SIX: Finish it off by adding in the candy eyes and sprinkles. Let the mix set for 30-60 minutes, and then break apart and serve!
The Flavor and Recipe Variations:
Our snack mix is an easy recipe to add some substitutions to change things up or use what you have on hand. You can add items such as nuts, Chex, popcorn, candy corn, Cheezits, Cheerios, Reeses Pieces, or even some raisins.
How long is it good for:
Serve: like placing the mix in a Halloween Bowl for serving. If we’re gifting or Booing someone, we like to place the mix in clear plastic bags with a gift tag.
Store: Store the mix in an airtight container or bag for up to 7 days.
Freeze: Different candy ingredients in this mix don’t freeze and defrost well. Therefor, we do not suggest freezing this Halloween Mix.
How to get the kids involved with this recipe:
Ages 2-3: This is such a fun recipe to have your little ones help with. They will love pouring in all of the ingredients, especially the candy eyes!
Ages 4-5: This is a great one to practice counting skills to measure out the pretzels and bugles. They can also help measure and pour the remaining ingredients.
Ages 6-8: Let your kiddo try to make this on their own with your supervision.
Ages 9-11: Supervise them while they prepare the entire recipe. Remember to have them read it twice before beginning the recipe.
Ages 12+: Let them prepare the entire recipe, unsupervised, while you do the happy dance in the corner!
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Halloween Snack Mix
- large bowl
- measuring cups
- baking sheet
- Wooden mixing spoon
- squeeze bottles
- 5 cups Pretzels
- ½ cup Chocolate chips Halloween ones from Walmart
- 3 cups Bugles
- 1 cup candy Pumpkins
- ½ cup Peanut M&Ms
- ½ cup plain M&Ms
- ¼ cup Halloween sprinkles
- 0.88 oz pack candy eyes
- 12 oz package candy melts orange, green, and/or purple
- In a large bowl, combine the pretzels and bugles until well combined.
- Spread the mixture in an even layer on a baking sheet.
- Sprinkle the chocolate chips, pumpkins, and M&Ms evenly over the pretzel mixture.
- Drizzle the melted candy melts over the mixture.
- Distribute the candy eyes and sprinkles evenly over the snack mix.
- Let the snack mix set until dry to the touch, about 30-60 minutes.
- Break apart and serve.