Wednesday, August 8, 2007

American Blessings Gift-in-a-Jar

Here's a gift I'll be giving to some of my friends on my Christmas list this year.


American Blessings Mix-in-a-Jar
Recipe By :Cherylann
Categories : Gifts-in-a-Jar
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method-------- ------------ ----------------2 cups Bugles® snacks
2 cups small pretzels
1 cup candy corn
1 cup dried fruit bits or raisins
1 cup peanuts or sunflower seeds
1 cup M&Ms® plain chocolate candies
1 Hershey kiss
Put in jars with this tag:American Blessings MixBugles: shaped like a cornucopia or horn of plenty-a symbol of our nations abundance.Pretzels: arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country. Candy Corn: sacrifices of the pilgrim's first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn a day.Nuts or Seeds: promise of a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.Dried Fruits: harvest gifts of our bountiful land. M&MS: memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.Hershey's Kiss: the love of family and friends that sweeten our lives.


Cherylann

2 comments:

Cox Family said...

Hi Cherylann! I saw your blog link on the CNB yahoo group, and wanted to stop by to say hello! I love these gifts in a jar; they are wonderful gift ideas.:-)

Happy Christmas preparation!

Evelyn

Cherylann said...

Hi Evelyn. Thanks. Glad you liked it. Do you blog?~Cherylann