Festive St. Patrick’s Day Treat

By Haley Galvin

The Irish aren’t the only ones who can enjoy St. Patrick’s Day, and this fun and easy homemade trail mix has a festive twist perfect for any party or daytime snack.


• 3.2 ounce bag of microwave kettle corn

• 11.4 ounce bag of M&M’s

• Half of a Hershey’s milk chocolate bar

• 7.5 ounce bag of white fudge covered pretzels

• 2 microwavable bowls


1. Separate out all the orange and green M&M’s and set them aside for later.

2. Pop the popcorn in the microwave and empty it into a bowl to cool.

3. Add half of the bag of white fudge covered pretzels to the bowl of popcorn.

4. Add in the orange and green M&M’s.

5. Mix together.

6. Take half a bar of milk chocolate and place it in another microwaveable bowl.

7. Heat in microwave for 30 seconds at a time until fully melted.

8. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the entire bowl of popcorn, pretzels and M&M’s.

The finished trail mix combines salty, sweet and a little St. Patty’s Day spirit into a fun and delicious trail mix.