Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!!
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White Trash

Here is the perfect sweet snack for your next party. Everyone has a hard time keeping their hands off of White Trash.
• 9 cups assorted unsweetened cereals*
• 3 cups salted nuts
• 2 cups pretzel sticks
• 2 - 12 ounce packages (4 cups) white chocolate chips
Cover large surface with waxed or parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, mix together cereals, nuts and pretzels. In a microwavable bowl, melt white chocolate chips in microwave on 70 percent power for 1 minute. Stir. If necessary, continue to microwave in 10 to 15 second increments until melted. Stir melted chocolate into cereal mixture until well coated. Quickly spread out over covered surface. Once cooled, break-up and store in resealable containers or bags.
*Cereals such as Cheerios, any and/or all Chex flavors

I made this last night, actually less than an hour before a party. I used multi grain Cheerios, Crispix, pretzels, also added Craisins and cashew nuts. I put it in the freezer for 30 minutes before breaking it apart. It turned out perfect. It's also good with mini marshmallows and M&M's. It's one of those basic recipes that you can add your favorites to that will 'make it your own'.
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This stuff is the best! Everyone loves it at get togethers and it's so easy! I add cup of M&M's to give it some color and, well, who doesnt like chocolate? I use the seasonal-colored M&M's depending on the occassion.
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  Re: Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!! by cjs (White Trash[br][br]H...)
Jean! You're KILLING me!!!! I'm so hungry!!!
Keep your mind wide open.
  Re: Re: Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!! by Gourmet_Mom (Jean! You're KILLIN...)
Jean, you really are too funny! Recipe sounds yummy, especially with the M&M's.

"Drink your tea slowly and reverently..."
  Re: Re: Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!! by Mare749 (Jean, you really are...)
That sounds really good. We're hoping to have a get together with some of our fellow "work campers" and that would be a fun pre-dinner snack. Maybe we should do a theme dinner - all trailer trash recipes.

Here's another one, this one's from a really nice couple from Texas.

Ranch Pretzels (no bake)
3-4 lb bag of mini pretzels (not sticks)
2 pkgs original style Ranch Dressing mix
1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp dried dill weed
1 bottle butter flavor popcorn oil (Orville Redenbacher's 12 oz)

Combine all ingredients and let set for a day or two to allow the oil and seasonings to "congeal". Get's better as it ages, and freezes well if you need to hide some.

I tried some of this - leery since I despise ranch dressing - but this was really addictive.
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  Re: Re: Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!! by Harborwitch (That sounds really g...)
I have to try the White Trash recipe. My MIL makes the pretzel recipe that Sharon posted. Kids love it. Freezes well too. Nice to have around.
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  Re: Re: Hey Sharon! Here's One for Us!!! by luvnit (I have to try the Wh...)
That does sound strange, but I trust your judgement.

Along a similar theme, you could do Puppy Chow for dessert!
Keep your mind wide open.

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