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Layer cereal, pretzel twists, peanuts, cranberries and dried pineapple in a quart-sized canning jar.
Place white chocolate chips inside food storage bag, and place on top of layered ingredients.
Seal jar, and attach printable gift tag. Or, hand-write tag using the recipe below.
Makes 3 1/2 cups snack mix.
Remove white chocolate chips from jar. Empty remaining jar contents into a large mixing bowl, and mix thoroughly.
Place white chocolate chips into a microwave-safe bowl. Melt white chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 seconds. Remove and stir until melted. If additional time is needed, check at 15 second intervals. (You may add 1 teaspoon solid shortening to thin chocolate mixture, if necessary.)
Pour melted white chocolate chips over snack mixture. Stir until snack mixture is evenly coated. Spread mixture in a single layer over waxed paper, and allow to cool completely.
Break mix into smaller pieces, and store in zipper food storage bags or an air-tight storage container.
More information: Tips to Make Gifts in a Jar