Valentine's Day Trash


Valenintine's Day Trash, candy coated cereal with pretzels and peanut M&Ms will wow anyone's guest.  Change out the color of the M&Ms for each holiday!


I am so behind on my blog post that I am determined to catch up this week. This trash is an all time family favorite. I make it for Christmas, Valentine's, Easter, and whenever there is something to celebrate.

The basic recipe for the trash is the same each time. I just change the color of the M&Ms for what we are celebrating. For Valentine's I use the cute pink, red, and white M&Ms. This makes a great treat to give as gifts in little holiday bags also.


Valentine Trash
{by CookingwithK.net}

Ingredients:
    24 oz. vanilla flavored candy coating (almond bark)
    6 cups Kellogg's Crispix cereal
    3 cups round shaped pretzels
    16 oz. M&M'S Peanut Chocolate Candies in Valentine Colors or plain M&M's
Directions:
In a medium microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate in the microwave for 2-4 minutes at 30 SECOND intervals until chocolate is melted; set aside.

In a large bowl, add cereal, pretzels, and M&Ms. Pour melted chocolate over the cereal mixture. 

Using a large spatula to fold all together making sure not to break up the cereal to much.

Once all the mixture is coated real well with the chocolate, pour out onto a table lined with waxed paper.

Once cooled, break up into piece and store in an air tight container.



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19 comments :

  1. Ya know, this sounds so good right now. I could eat the whole recipe by myself I think, grins. The recipe is so flexible, one could add whatever caught one's eye...thanks for this terrific recipe...

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  2. Sounds good to me. Must be some tasty trash! :D

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  3. What a cute post! This "trash" looks pretty good to me, but then my philosophy is that everything is better with the addition of M&Ms.

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  4. Delish! I love a good "trash" recipe. :) Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

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  5. My kids will love this I'm pinning it so I won't forget...I'd love for you to share this at my first linky party @CountryMommaCooks starts tonight at 9 central

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  6. Love the name of your goodie. Great flavors, salty and sweet. Perfect.

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  7. Mmmmm.... I have a similar recipe with pretzles and peanuts. LOVE the idea of the M&Ms to make it a theme. I will make this for my co-workers and put into little gifts bags for Valentines. Thanks!

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  8. I'd say that one man's trash is definitely my idea of treasure. You're #1 with this treat for last week's Sweets for a Saturday.

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  9. Yum! This looks so good:)

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  10. That looks delicious!!

    Stopping by from Sweet Indulgence Sunday

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  11. Sweet and salty gets me every single time. I love this fun Valentine's version!!!

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  12. This looks so yummy. Great picture.

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    1. Thank you Carolina...you are a sweetie!

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  13. Yummy! Trash is good anytime!!

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  14. This is a "staple" at our house too! Everyone loves the sweet and salty combo. I was just thinking yesterday that I should make some for Valentine's! (and the name always makes me laugh)

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  15. I feel like Oscar the Grouch right now...Oh I Love Trash!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  16. Ooooh this looks yummy! This would be great to make with my kids. I would make it alone but, we all know what that means when you make something yummy by yourself... You eat it by yourself! LOL Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Love love love! Thanks for sharing this with us at Weekend Potluck. Keep 'em coming.

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    1. Thank you Marsha...sweet and salty...gotta love it!

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