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Christmas Munchies

Make Merry With These Munchies and Snacks!

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These very merry munchies will get you in the holiday spirit! With recipes from caramel corn to spiced nut to reindeer chow, these Christmas candy munchies are perfect for serving at parties or giving as edible gifts.

1. Magical Reindeer Chow

Reindeer Chow
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Magical Reindeer Chow is a Christmas candy that appeals to both Santa's reindeer and kids of all ages. Cereal, pretzels, chocolate, and fruit is coated in a white chocolate mixture, then dusted with edible glitter to add the final magical touch. Kids will love munching on this treat and then leaving s

2. Gingerbread Popcorn

Gingerbread Popcorn
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Gingerbread Popcorn is caramel popcorn with a gingerbread twist! Molasses, brown sugar, and lots of ginger and spices give this crunchy popcorn treat a delicious gingerbread flavor.

3. Minty Chocolate-Covered Cookies

Minty Chocolate-Covered Cookies
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Minty Chocolate-Covered Cookies are an easy, delicious Christmas treat featuring mint sandwich cookies covered in dark chocolate and topped with crushed candy canes.

4. Spicy Party Nuts

Sweet and Spiced Nuts
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Spicy Party Nuts have it all--tangy lime, sweet honey, and spicy chili powder and cumin flavors! These addicting treats bake up brown and crispy, and you’ll find that these nuts are the hit of your next holiday party.

5. Caramel Popcorn

Caramel Corn
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Is there a more classic holiday munchy than caramel popcorn? This caramel corn recipe produces golden popcorn with a crunchy, sweet caramel coating. This candy is delicious on its own, or you can try coating it in chocolate for an even more decadent treat.

6. Holiday Pretzel Bites

Holiday Pretzel Bites
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Holiday Pretzel Bites are quick and easy Christmas munchies made from pretzels, candy cane Kisses, and candy-coated chocolates. The mix of salty pretzels, sweet chocolate, and minty Kisses is addicting.

7. Caramel Nuts

Caramel Nuts
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Caramel Nuts are crisp nuts coated in a sweet, crunchy layer of caramel. These nuts are great to munch on their own, and I also like using them to add extra flavor and texture to my holiday baked goods. Try them in brownies, chocolate chip cookies, or atop a cake.

8. Candy Cane Popcorn

Candy Cane Popcorn
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Candy Cane Popcorn is a cure for the Christmas munchies! Popcorn is coated in white chocolate and crushed candy canes for a sweet, minty treat that's a perfect party food or edible gift idea.

9. Nutella Cereal Snackers

Nutella Cereal Snackers
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Nutella Cereal Snackers are a delicious snack mix blending crunchy cereal, chocolate, Nutella spread, and toasted hazelnuts.

10. Lemon Cereal Snackers

Lemon Cereal Snackers
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Lemon Cereal Snackers are an easy cereal snack mix with a vibrant lemon flavor and lots of sweetness from white chocolate and powdered sugar.

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