2 cups Bugles brand corn snacks
2 cups small pretzels
1 cup candy corn
1 cup dried fruit bits or raisins
1 cup peanuts or sunflower seeds
1 cup M&Ms brand chocolate candy
16 Hershey's Kisses
In a large bowl, gently mix all ingredients except Hershey's Kisses.
Place 1/3 to 1/2 cup Mix in small cellophane treat bags. Add one Hershey's Kiss to each bag. Close bag with chenille stem or twist tie.
Make 16 gift tags with the following wording:
Thanksgiving Blessing Mix
Bugles: Shaped like a cornucopia or Horn of Plenty, a symbol of our nation's abundance.
Pretzels: Arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country.
Candy Corn: Sacrifices of the Pilgrims' first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn a day.
Nuts or seeds: Promise of a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.
Dried fruits or raisins: Harvest gifts of our bountiful land
M&Ms: Memories & Memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.
Hershey's Kiss: The love of family and friends that sweeten our lives.
Cut out tags, and attach one to each bag.
Makes 16 Blessing Mix gift bags.
(Found at http://organizedchristmas.com )
"God hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" Eph. 1:3