These are 100% my favorite snacks to make at home that truly make me feel happy and at home. Today I wanted to share them with you!
1. Homemade Chex Mix
Heat 1/4 butter, 1/4 cup peanut butter, 2 and 1/4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder until melted and combined.
Pour over 4 cups of Corn Chex, 4 cups Rice Chex, and 1 cup salted peanuts until everything is combined.
Bake at 250, stirring the mix every 15 minutes.
Let it cool completely!
Mix in chocolate chips, m&ms, pretzels; the possibilities are endless.
2. Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
Heat a half cup of butter, half cup of milk, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup peanut butter, and 1/4 cup cocoa powder until melted and combined. Add in a teaspoon of vanilla.
Pour over 3 cups of old-fashioned oats.
Scoop 1 tablespoon (ish) into cookies onto wax paper to cool.
I put these right in the fridge and I think they're best nice and cold.
3. Puppy Chow
Heat 1/2 cup of peanut butter, 1/4 cup butter, 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla until everything is melted together.
Pour over 9 cups of Chex cereal. I prefer the rice Chex but corn Chex is another option.
Stir everything through until all the cereal of coated.
In a large zip lock bag or a paper grocery bag, add in 1 and a half cups of powdered sugar and your cereal mix. Shake the bag to coat everything and set it aside to cool and dry.
I put it in the fridge right away; I like it super cold!
4. Buffalo Chicken Dip
Either boil a chicken breast or use some shredded rotisserie chicken, around a cup depending on how much chicken you prefer.
Combine 1/2 cup Franks Red Hot sauce (add as little or as much depending on how spicy you like it), 1 block of cream cheese, 1 cup of ranch or blue cheese dressing, and 1 cup of shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese.
Mix in the shredded chicken and then place in a crockpot or bake at 350 until hot.
I prefer it with tortilla chips but you could do bread crisps, veggies, crackers, whatever you're feeling!
5. M&M Pretzel Bites
Layout a package of square pretzels.
Top each one with a Hershey kiss of your choice - my favorite is the hugs!
Bake at 200 for 3-5 minutes, just until the chocolate is glistening but not yet melting!
Top them with an m&m and let cool.
A lot these recipes take very little time to prepare and are a great option to bring to any holiday party or potluck you have coming up this holiday season.