Caramel Corn Snack Mix

This caramel corn is more crunchy than sticky. As it should be. You still get that awesome caramely flavor without the fear of emergency dental work. And, because the Chex cereal tends to hold more caramel than the popcorn, there are actually a few bites that are caramel-free. Or caramel light, I guess.

Dark Chocolate Coconut Muddy Buddies

Sometimes, on Halloween, a mom needs 10 minutes to herself, so she doesn’t lose her cool. We all know what that looks like, and it ain’t pretty. It might be the scariest part of Halloween, actually.

Brownie Mix Cookies

I nearly drove to the nearest fast food restaurant in the pouring rain for a chocolate milkshake, that’s how strong the chocolate craving was. In fact the only thing that kept me from doing just that was the knowledge that there was a brownie mix in my pantry.

Orange Funfetti Cupcakes

Nothing against boxed cake mixes, I think they occupy a wonderful place in this world, but I really prefer to doctor them up a bit. Add some buttermilk and sour cream and make them even tastier with a nice heavy texture. Maybe throw in some sprinkles.

Chocolate Pretzel Snack Mix

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Best Ever Chex Mix

I got this recipe from my sister-in-law, and I have no idea where she got it. Nor do I care, because this is my single favorite Chex mix ever, which is saying a lot, because I really like the muddy buddies.