Take the work out of hosting friends and family with sweet and savory snack mixes that feature gourmet flavor combinations—and super-easy assembly methods.

By Amy Palanjian
October 17, 2018
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Our favorite snack mixes make any spread of appetizers and snacks a little more special, whether you’re celebrating a holiday, game day, or just making it to the weekend. We like to pair pantry staples with gourmet touches to pack our sweet and savory snack mixes with anything-but-ordinary flavors—and to elevate basic snack mixes beyond what guests might expect. So use our favorite party mixes to inspire your next gathering or whip up a batch to give as gifts.

White Chocolate Snack Mix

With sweet and savory flavors, this cereal snack mix gets a gourmet touch from the addition of salted almonds. The hint of salt balances the flavors of this sweet snack mix, making it a delicious option to serve at a holiday party or to package up as a hostess gift.

Crunchy Cracker Snack Mix

Try an updated take on classic party mix recipes by adding nut-based crackers to pretzels, gourmet rosemary and sea salt almonds, and spices. It’s a savory snack mix that pairs well with crisp hard ciders and hoppy IPAs—or punch!

Cranberry-Orange Caramel Corn Mix

Give caramel corn a holiday twist with hints of citrus and cranberries in this simple popcorn snack mix recipe. The addition of rosemary and sea salt gourmet almonds ensures that this holiday snack mix recipe is just the right mix of sweet and savory.

Cheesy Snack Mix

Savory herbs team up with crisp corn cereal, breadsticks, and cheese crackers for an easy appetizer that guests will remember. We like to reach for garlic and herb gourmet almonds to add more depth of flavor to this snack mix.

Slow Cooker Party Mix

You can customize this slow cooker snack mix to suit your preferences and mood—whether you prefer spicy snack mix recipes, sweet and salty snack mixes, Italian flavors, or even a party mix that tastes like a taco!

Cherry-Almond Snack Mix

With crunchy cereal and sliced nuts as the base, this healthy snack mix is one of our favorite recipes to share around the holidays—or anytime we have friends over. Change up the dried fruit in this cereal snack mix recipe according to the season and what looks appealing at your store.

Bear-y Good Snack Mix

Pair this kid-friendly trail mix with hot cocoa for a sweet treat that grown-ups and little ones will enjoy. You only need five ingredients and five minutes to pull it together.

Tropical Snack Mix

Bring a taste of the tropics to your next party or holiday gathering with this brightly flavored nut mix recipe that features macadamia nuts, dried tropical fruit, fresh citrus, and ginger. It’s a popcorn snack mix that’s perfect for nibbling during a holiday movie.

Honey Mustard Snack Mix

As a healthy snack or a party appetizer, this easy snack mix is sure to be a hit. Because really, how can you go wrong with a combination that includes popcorn, peanuts, crispy cereal, and a buttery drizzle? (Hint: You can’t!)

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