2 cups Corn Chex
2 cups Wheat Chex
2 cups Rice Chex
1.5 cups Oyster Crackers
1 cup Pretzels
1 cup Sunflower Seeds
2 cups toasted Walnuts
1 package unwrapped pumpkin kisses
4 squares White Almond Bark
3 cups powdered sugar
1 cup instant chai latte powder
1 tbsp freshly ground pink peppercorns
1 tbsp ground cardamom
1 tbsp cinnamon
Mix the powdered sugar, chai latte powder, and spices together in a ziploc bag. Set aside.
Melt the pumpkin kisses and white almond bark in double boiler, until it's easy to pour. Mix the remainder of the ingredients in a LARGE mixing bowl, then pour the pumpkin kiss mixture on top. Gently mix with a spoon until the cereal is thoroughly coated.
Pour the powdered sugar mixture in a large paper grocery bag. Dump the cereal on top of the powdered sugar mixture. Then fold the top of the bag down a few times and shake vigorously to coat, 1-2 minutes. Spread the coated cereal out on wax paper to dry.
Mini candy canes
Waxed paper or parchment paper
Step 1: Line a baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper.
Step 2: Lay two mini candy canes next to each other, creating a heart shape.
Step 3: Continue filling the baking sheet with heart shapes.
Step 4: Melt the white and semi-sweet chocolates (in separate bowls), using short intervals in the microwave, or in a double boiler.
Step 5: When the chocolates are melted, spoon or pour each chocolate into a piping bag or thick Ziploc type bag. Cut a tiny bit off one of the corners of each bag. Begin with either flavor of chocolate, and pipe in a layer of chocolate between the arranged candy cane hearts. If you’d like your hearts to have both flavors of chocolate, then layer one kind on top of the other.
Step 6: After filling each heart with one, or both kinds of chocolate, top with sprinkles of your choice.
Step 7: Set the baking sheet of chocolate filled hearts in a cool place while the chocolate cools. Once cool, remove hearts from baking sheet and store in an airtight container.
The candy cane hearts can be stored up to one week (they are edible much longer than that, but the chocolate may begin to lighten after a week).
These delicious treats are perfect as little gifts, or beautiful mixed in with Christmas cookies on a dessert platter.
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