Scarecrow Crunch Recipe
Fall is in the air – and you may want to keep this yummy snack in mind for upcoming parties!
So I have all this Brach’s Autumn Mellowcreme mix that none of the kids at Youth Group wanted for a prize on Wednesday night. (Go figure, right? They’d pick Reeses cups, Twixes and Snickers over this stuff? Weirdos…) So I decided this was the perfect opportunity to try to make Scare Crow Crunch!
All you need is a festive assortment of salty and sweet snacks – like:
- Harvest Mellowcreme Mix (or just plain candy corn is ok)
- Reeses Pieces
- Tiny Pretzel Twists
- Caramel Popcorn (like Poppycock or Cracker Jacks)
- Chocolate Teddy Grahams
- *Or just replace most of the above with Turtle Chex Mix
I happened to have a whole lot of turtle Chex Mix from a recent Walgreens deal – so I used that along with a box of Teddy Grahams, some leftover peanuts, a handful of chocolate chips, and of course – the Brach’s Harvest Mix. Stir it all together and see if it looks about right – maybe you’ll wander over to your cabinet and find some stale Halloween sprinkles from last year – you should probably throw those in too for extra pizazz. (I did)
Now don’t you dare tell your kiddos that this is Chex Mix and candy corn – because they’re smart and they’ll know you’re recycling stuff they weren’t all that excited about earlier this week. But you tell them it’s “Scarecrow Crunch” and they’ll be all over it! Note the greedy hands clawing at the bowl already in the top picture. Those guys LOVE this stuff! All their friends at school have been asking for them to bring extra to share – that’s how you know it’s a success