Guilt Free On-the-Go Party Mix

Indulgent flavors, without the guilt.

Directions:                   

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place diced apple on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, or until dry but chewy.
  3. In a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add almonds, brown sugar and spices. Toast until warm and fragrant, about 8 minutes.
  4. Melt chocolate bar in microwave, on high, stirring every 30 seconds for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Place popped popcorn on a baking sheet and drizzle with melted chocolate, let cool.
  6. In a serving bowl, combine apples, almonds, popcorn, cranberries and pretzels.

TIP: For a whimsical touch, serve in champagne flutes!

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen