Christmas Crunch with fun packaging – From The Woman Cave

Christmas Crunch is one of my favorite gifts for family, friends, neighbors, and teachers.  It’s delicious and so easy!  I’ve got a quick  tutorial, followed by some fun packaging ideas for you.
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 I’m Sherri, and I am so excited to be guest posting here at Sugar Bee Crafts!  Thanks to Mandy for having me!  I blog at From The Woman Cave.  I love cooking, gifting, home decor, fashion, and all things crafty.  And I blog about all of it!  I have lots of  recipes and tutorials for you to check out.

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 Here’s  what you will need to make Christmas Crunch:  (printable recipe follows) DSC_0097
 Mix all ingredients, except white chocolate chips and oil, in a large bowl.DSC_0100 Melt white chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in the microwave at 50 % power.  Follow the directions on the package.DSC_0103 It only took about two minutes in my microwave.DSC_0104 Pour melted white chocolate chips in the bowl and mix very gently.DSC_0105 Spread out on cookie sheets that have been lined with a Silpat or waxed paper.  Pop in the refrigerator for about one hour.  Break apart.DSC_0106 Warning!  This stuff is highly addictive!  Make plenty, because you won’t be able to stop eating it!     All edible goodies taste better if they are packaged beautifully. DSC_0115  I filled a jar with Christmas Crunch and added a burlap ribbon.  I embellished the jar with a paper rosette, a big red gem, and a handmade tag.

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 I decorated this glassine bag with some die cuts, washi tape, and a clothes pin that I stamped and embellished.

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 I filled a cellophane bag, and created this topper from kraft cardstock.  I added some cotton lace, a paper doily, and a little tag.  I stamped the tag with snow flakes and a sentiment.  A  twine bow and some pearls complete the tag nicely.
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 For this gift, I filled a clear box, tied it with pretty ribbon, and made a tag.  I stamped a precious reindeer,  and embellished with gems and some holly leaves. 
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This gift has become such a favorite, that I also give it at Valentine’s Day.  Just switch up the color of M&Ms and it is perfect for any occasion! Please come visit me at fromthewomancave.com where you can check out some other great tutorials like my Texas Taco Dip, DSC_0039
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 I hope to see you at From The Woman Cave!

Here’s a printable recipe:

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