easy thanksgiving treats

it’s almost thanksgiving! surprise your family by making them something easy and delicious to enjoy after your thanksgiving meal… or make a batch just for yourself, i’m not here to judge!

hug m&m pretzel bites

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what you’ll need:

  • hugs
  • m&m’s
  • waffle pretzels
  • parchment paper

 

how to make it:

  • preheat oven to 200 degrees
  • line a baking pan with parchment paper
  • line up your waffle pretzels in a single layer
  • place a hug on top of each pretzel
  • bake for 6-7 minutes
  • top it off by pressing an m&m into each hug (gently!)

source: craftibilities

rice krispie leaves

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what you’ll need:

(per batch)

  • 3 tbs butter
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • food coloring (fall colors: burgundy, orange & green)
  • 2 cups rice krispies cereal (for brown batch: cocoa krispies)
  • leaf cookie cutter(s)

 

how to make it:

  • melt butter in a medium sauce pan
  • add mini marshmallows and stir until marshmallows are completely melted
  • add food coloring (start with a few drops and work your way up)- skip this step for brown!
  • add 2 cups of rice krispies (or cocoa krispies for brown)
  • fold marshmallow mixture and rice krispies together until the cereal is completely coated
  • pour mixture onto cookie sheet (it should fill about ½ of the pan)
  • spread the mixture evenly using a silicone spatula or your fingertips
  • let sit for a few minutes to harden
  • use cookie cutters to cut into different leaf shapes

snickers caramel apple pie

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what you’ll need:

  • 1 pie crust
  • 3 green apples (diced)
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 15-20 mini snickers (chopped)
  • 2 1/2 cup cool whip (softened)
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 oz cream cheese (softened)

 

how to make it:

  • in medium bowl, combine cool whip, sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese together
  • add in chopped snickers and diced apples
  • pour into pie crust
  • drizzle caramel on top
  • add a few more snickers on top
  • refrigerate for at least 4 hours
  • just before serving add a few fresh apple slices on top

no bake monster cookies balls

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what you’ll need:

  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup creamy or crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mini m&m candies

 

how to make it:

  • in a large bowl, mix together the oats, peanut butter, honey and vanilla until well combined
  • stir in the chocolate chips and M&M candies
  • roll dough into 2 tbsp sized smooth balls and place on baking sheet (about 20 balls)
  • refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks

source: the bakermama

mayflower munch

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what you’ll need:

  • candy corn
  • mellowcreme pumpkins
  • craisins
  • pretzel sticks
  • m&ms (regular or peanut)
  • corn chex

 

how to make it:

  • mix everything together…
  • enjoy!
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