Holiday and Special Occasions: Halloween: Critter Munch

For a Halloween or a party treat, delight your friends or children with this fun snack!

Author: Cherry Marketing Institute, Inc, adapted by CalorieKing -
Date: June 27, 2013

Suggestions: As a food gift, jar or package and tie with a bow!

Serves: 24 person(s)
Yield: 24 x 1/4 cup (1 oz.) servings (or about 6 cups total)

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins


    1 1/2 cup animal cracker cookies
    1/2 (6 oz.) package cheddar or original flavor goldfish crackers (about 1-1/2 cups)
    1 cup dried tart cherries
    1 cup dry roasted peanuts


    Put animal crackers, goldfish crackers, dried cherries, and peanuts in a large mixing bowl. Carefully stir with a spoon.

    Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature.


    Honey-roasted peanuts or other nuts can be used in place of the dry roasted peanuts. For special occasions, some candy-coated chocolate pieces can also be added to the mix.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:77 cals
Kilojoules:322 kJ
Fat:3.4 g
Carbohydrates:10.6 g
Protein:1.8 g
Cholesterol:0.1 mg
Sodium:68 mg
Saturated Fat:0.5 g
Fiber:1.0 g
Calcium:24.0 mg
Total Sugars:6.3 g

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