Fat Pants Trail Mix December 07 2015, 0 Comments

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It’s the time of year to really share the love and gift all of the important people in our lives. Here’s one that will not last long in anyone’s hands ( I even caught a little thief in this picture!) 

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After the third batch of Peppermint Bark had been eaten before it made out the door as gifts we were in the mood for something a bit different. There is no peppermint in this concoction, but there is a ton of chocolatey goodness. Consider it a hybrid of the seasonal box of chocolates and Granny’s homemade trail mix.

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All we did was choose our favourite things and mix them together along with a few leftover Halloween candies. The eclectic assortment is colourful and delicious and SO going to be the reason for Fat Pants this Christmas. 

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Our packaging of choice - paint cans! Of course. Any packaging will do, dollar stores usually have a lot to choose from. Our mix included Mini Oreos, Chocolate Chip Teddy Grahams, Cadbury Buttons, Mini Eggs, Skittles, bite size Snickers, Crispy Crunch, Tootsie Rolls, Reese’s Pieces, and a few other little random Halloween packages. Just choose your favourite things, keep them all a uniform size and remove any wrappers. The total cost on the candy we bought was $19.00 and the whole batch filled 7 of the quart sized Christmas paint cans. That’s a pretty cute gift for only $2.71 each and a perfect kid project. Mine loved helping choose the ingredients, getting it all together and packaging it up. I loved that there was no mess. 
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Hope you have the best Fat Pant season yet!
Andrea