Solar Eclipse Snack Mix

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Recipe: #29030

February 12, 2018

Categories: Snacks, Gifts,

"I am from Southern Illinois and happen to live right in the Line of Totality for the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017. (We are in the Line of Totality, again, for 2024.) With massive amounts of out-of-towners flocking to our area for the event, many offices chose to close that day, including mine. So, we made a day of it at home! We grilled burgers while waiting for totality and snacking on my own created snack mix that represented sun and moon characteristics. We then finished off with "Solar Eclipse Cookies" (shortbread thumbprint cookies with blackberry jam)."

Original is 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (271 g)
  • Calories 1023
  • Total Fat - 46.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 71.1 mg
  • Sodium - 603.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 63.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 45.8 g
  • Protein - 18.5 g
  • Calcium - 476.9 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Over low heat in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in Parmesan cheese and spices until well combined.

Step 2

On a large ovenproof pan, spread out dry ingredients.

Step 3

Pour butter mixture over the top of dry ingredients and toss well.

Step 4

Bake at 200* for 45 minutes -- remove the pan from the oven every 15 minutes and toss the mixture well before returning for the remaining time.

Step 5

Store in an airtight container.


No special items needed.

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