Saturday, December 24, 2011

Holiday Tradition: Making Goodies for Gifting

Every year we bake cookies or buy candies for friends and coworkers. This year, the girls and dad decided to make Hawaiian Chex Mix.

Here they are baking ... recipe included below!

Once they were all done and cooled, Lena bagged them while Kaila put on the personalized bag toppers. Such a hardworking family are we ...

... and then at the end, the crumbs were enjoyed by all!

Try making some of your own at home!

Furikake Chex Mix
wet ingredients:
5.3 oz butter (1 1/3 stick)
3 T sugar
½ C light corn syrup
2 t shoyu (soy sauce)
¼ C vegetable oil
dry ingredients:
5 oz honeycomb cereal (1/3 box)
4 oz crispix cereal (1/3 box)
5 oz cheerios cereal (1/3 box)
1 oz furikake (½ bottle)
3 oz butter snap pretzels (1/3 bag), add last
12 oz honey roasted peanuts (1 can), add last

Heat wet ingredients to dissolve sugar. Toss with dry ingredients to coat. Bake at 250ยบ for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool. Store in airtight container.

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