* Each ingredient in this snack mix symbolizes something associated with Thanksgiving.
2 cups Bugles brand corn snacks - shaped as a cornucopia, a horn of plenty.
2 cups pretzels - represent arms folded in thanks and prayer.
1 cup candy corn - during the first winter, the Pilgrims were each alloted only 5 kernels of corn per day because food was so scarce.
1 cup dried or candy fruits - Thanksgiving is the celebration of the harvest.
1 cup peanuts or sunflower seeds - seeds represent the potential of a bounteous harvest for the next season if they are planted and well tended.
In a large bowl mix all ingredients together. Other ingredients such as dry cereals, candies, or marshmallows can also be added. Make this mix as a family and eat while discussing each ingredient and how it relates to Thanksgiving.
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