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Christmas Trail Mix An Easy Festive Snack For The Holidays

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Christmas Trail Mix is a delicious sweet treat made with sugared popcorn with sweet and salty additions such as pretzels, candies, even brightly-colored sweetened cereal.

It’s an easy inexpensive treat for the holidays. I even share a fun way to make it into an inexpensive homemade gift as well.

Christmas trail mix - sweetened popcorn, pretzels, cheese crackers, chocolate, cereal #TexasHomesteader

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Easiest Egg-Free Cotton Candy Meringue Cookies

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

These egg-free meringue cookies are made light & fluffy using only 4 ingredients – sugar, lemon juice, vanilla extract & substituting aquafaba in place of egg whites.

You can either use the sweetened whipped mixture as egg-free meringue for desserts or dollop them onto lined trays and dry them into delicious and airy meringue cookies. 

Aquafaba egg-free meringue cookies flavored with pink strawberry extract. #TexasHomesteader

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Roasted Chickpeas In Air Fryer or Oven – A Crunchy, Salty, Savory Snack

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

These simple Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas make a crunchy, salty, savory snack in minutes! All you need is a can of chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), some olive oil and a handful of savory spices.

Eating chickpeas offers not only fiber and protein but iron, zinc, vitamin B6 & much more. A quick & healthy crispy snack – Perfect!

Air Fryer roasted chickpeas garbanzo beans salty savory healthy snack #TexasHomesteader

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Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans – A Simple Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Everyone loves candied pecans! This simple recipe first coats pecan halves in whipped egg white, then with cinnamon and sugar. Just bake them slowly until browned and crispy. Sweet, salty and crunchy!

Plus, we like to give consumable gifts and these candied cinnamon pecans make a very fast and easy gift idea too!

Candied pecans cinnamon sugared pecans sweet, salty & crunchy #TexasHomesteader

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Candy Snowman And Gloves – Last Minute Gift Idea & Cute Way To Gift Money

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Need a last-minute gift idea? I love these cute snowman gifts that include candy and a new pair of gloves. I like to use one-size-fits-all gloves and a box of candy or larger candy bar. And it’s a fun way to present a cash gift too! Snowman gift gloves, candy and cash Christmas present #TexasHomesteader

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How To Make Homemade Jerky Strips & Snack Sticks

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’ve been very pleased at how easy and inexpensive it is to make our own jerky at home. We use a mixture of ground meat, seasonings and ‘cure’. You can use either ground meat or strips of steak to make jerky. But we decided to make  wild-game jerky using venison and elk.

Homemade jerky made easy using ground beef or wild game meat #TexasHomesteader

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