When the Paczkis arrive in my neck of the woods, I know it is Mardi Gras season and Fat Tuesday is a comin'! Paczkis are Polish pastries eaten on Fat Tuesday here in the U.S. Paczkis are similar to Beignets and other filled donuts. If you don't have a chance to get to either of those,
make sure you check out my recipe for Heart Beignets. They are a quick and easy way to make your own Paczkis or Beignets or donuts or whatever you want to call them. They are a fun way to celebrate Fat Tuesday.
If you are looking for another Mardi Gras inspired goody, check this out...
Cajun Snack Mix
a yummy snack, especially with a cold beer or maybe a fancier New Orleans' style libation.
See what I mean. Totally a bar food or an ice tea sippin' snack!
Cajun Snack Mix has a lil' bit of a kick, just enough to let you know it's there, but not enough to make you sweat! Easy peasy! Check it out!
1 cup oyster crackers
3 cups pretzels
1 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
Place oyster crackers, pretzels and dry roasted peanuts in a shallow baking dish. Mix to combine. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt butter in the microwave; about 30 seconds to 1 minute on high. Stir in Cajun seasoning. Pour over the snack mixture. Stir to coat. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Stir and bake an additional 5 minutes. Cool and store in an air tight container.
Only 15 minutes to create that Mardi Gras feel!
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