Friday, October 10, 2014

Great kid’s recipe for day hike snack: Autumn Mix Gorp

This summer trail mix can be turned
into a hearty autumn mix by instead
using popcorn, pretzels and candy
corn. Photo courtesy of  Wikipedia.
Have kids help you make homemade trail mix, also known among backpackers as gorp. Here’s how to make an autumn mix variety of gorp. You’ll need 8 cups of popcorn, 4 cups of pretzels, and 2 cups of candy corn. Mix it in a large bowl or pour into a gallon-size re-sealable zipper bag and shake.

More great day hike food ideas for kids:
g Trail mix recipe for kids: Gorp balls
g What do with leftovers on a day hike with kids

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