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Patriotic Recipes: 4th of July Party Mix & Patriotic Pretzels

Here are some more festive recipes to liven up your 4th of July party!


4th of July Party Mix

4th of July Party Mix 1   4th of July Party Mix 3



1 cup unsalted peanuts

-2 cups small pretzels (brake up pretzel for smaller pieces)

-4 – 5 cups Rice Chex

-1 – 12 oz. bag Nestle Premier White Morsels

-1 – 12oz. bag Red, White, and Blue M & M’s

-Large bowl

-Cookie sheet



-Place peanuts, pretzels, and Rice Chex in a large bowl.

-Slowly heat morsels until completely melted. (Can also melt morsels in microwave oven)

-Pour chocolate over dry mix and stir to cover mixture with morsels.

-When the mixture is slightly cooler, add M & M’s to mixture, and stir into mix.

-Lay Mixture on to a cookie sheet to harden.

-Break up pieces and serve.


Chocolate-Dipped Patriotic Pretzels

Pretzels 1    Pretzels 3


-Any sized pretzels

-White chocolate for melting

-Red, white, and blue sprinkles and candies


-Melt chocolate according to the package directions, stirring every 30 seconds to prevent scorching

-Dip the pretzel 2/3 of the way into the chocolate

-Lay pretzel on parchment paper and drizzle with sprinkles and/or candy

-Allow chocolate to harden