Snack Combinations for Thoughtful Gifts

Do you have that one person in your life who’s simply impossible to buy gifts for? If you do, why don’t you consider putting together some funny & weird food choices and giving them as gifts?


Coming up with unique snack combinations isn’t just a way for you to get your creative juices flowing. It’s also a great way to give your taste buds a workout by trying new combinations of foods. If you have kids, developing a fun sauce and brainstorming ideas for different snack combinations is a fun way to pass some time on a rainy day.

Even if you don’t have children, you can host a party for your adult friends, put out a bunch of different food choices, and challenge them to come up with their own snack combinations. You can appoint a few attendees as judges and include a friendly competition as part of your celebration to motivate your buddies to get extra creative with what they put together.

Homemade Snack Combinations

Have you ever considered putting melted chocolate on a cheese pizza? Put the right combination of ingredients out for your friends and one of them might! Here are some other ideas for some unique snack combinations that would make thoughtful gifts for that certain someone in your life who already seems to have it all:

  • Doritos in the middle of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Funyuns and cream cheese
  • Salted crisps with Nutella spread
  • Strawberries dipped in sour cream and then brown sugar
  • Cold meatballs covered in melted chocolate

Don’t Forget the Chubby Hubby Clusters

If you want to put together a snack that’s perfect to give as a gift but don’t want to use your oven, consider making a tray of Chubby Hubby Clusters. These treats are a great gift for anyone who likes sweet, salty or salty and sweet snacks.

To make Chubby Hubby Clusters, start by mixing 1½ cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips, ¼ cup of butter, 1 cup of peanut butter chips and ¼ cup of peanut butter in a bowl. Microwave the mixed ingredients in 20- to 30-second increments until they’re melted, stirring the ingredients after each increment expires.

When your mixture is melted, add two cups of roughly chopped pretzels and one cup of salted peanuts and stir. Once the pretzels and peanuts are completely covered, drop your mixture by the tablespoonful onto a pan lined with wax paper and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until your Chubby Hubby Clusters are firm to the touch.

Buying Unique Snack Combos

If you don’t want to make your own unique snack combinations, you can look for some in a grocery store or specialty shop. One popular choice is Trader Joe’s Baconesque White Cheddar Popcorn. This product tastes like it has real, smoky bacon in it even though it doesn’t. While this product isn’t labeled as vegetarian, it is kosher.

Do you have a friend who likes Triscuits, coconut and sea salt? If so, you may want to try Nabisco’s Toasted Coconut and Sea Salt Triscuits as a tasty treat they won’t forget anytime soon.

Whether you make your own snack combinations or you buy some, there are some fantastic options to enliven your taste buds and surprise your friends. To make the perfect thoughtful gift for someone special, think about their favorite snack foods and figure out a novel way to combine them. Put your creation or store-bought snack in a nice-looking package that will keep it fresh, and attach a handwritten note to complete your personalized gift.

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