Our Favourite Low-Effort Holiday Snacks

Our Favourite Low-Effort Holiday Snacks

It’s tempting to go all out for the holidays, but sometimes we just don’t have the time (or energy) to do everything. If you're on the search for special holiday snacks - whether gifts for teachers, post office workers, your favourite baristas, or just for at home, look no further. Rather than stretching yourself thin this season, try out these fuss-free recipes, or better yet just pick up your ready-to-go treats at The Apothecary, waste-free! The best part is these are entirely customizable, so you can make them with whatever you like.



No holiday movie night is complete without a bowl of savoury snacks! Jazz up your popcorn with some different seasonings, or try this Savoury Spiced Nut Snack Mix for a crunchy and flavourful snack that will keep you coming back for more. Better yet, create your own mix with any spice combination, nuts and cereals you like.

Bulk savoury snacks available at The Apothecary: Rosemary Sea Salt Almonds, Beer Glazed Almonds, Popcorn, Savoury Trail Clusters, Raw Cashews, Raw Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Walnuts, Pecans, Hemp Hearts, Pine Nuts.



A treat for kids and adults alike, chocolate bark is a fun way to combine all of your favourite treats into one. Whether it’s a sweet and salty chocolate and nut combo, or a loaded candy bark, chocolate barks are super simple to make and have endless possibilities!

Bulk toppings available at The Apothecary: Yogurt Covered Pretzels, Peanut Butter Covered Pretzels, Maple Glazed Almonds, Dried Cranberries, Dried Cherries, Dried Pineapple, Raisins, Dates, 55% Chocolate Chips, Dairy-free Dark Chocolate Chips, Chocolate Covered Ginger, Chocolate Covered Raisins, Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans, Chocolate Covered Almonds, Chocolate Bridge Mix, Golden Bridge Mix, Chocolate Rainbow Drops, Chocolate Peanut Rainbow Drops, Mini Peanut Butter Cups, Jellybeans, Vegan Black Licorice, Vegan Sour Gummy Worms, Vegan Gummy Bears, Gummy Bears, Wine Gums.


Are DIY barks still a little out of your time budget? Luckily for you, we carry over 10 kinds of Sweetsmith Candy Co. Brittles and Toffees that will hit the spot just the same! With English Toffee and Chocolate Birthday Cake (staff favourites!), Vanilla Birthday Cake, Maple Peanut Brittle, Smoky Bacon Peanut Brittle, and seasonal favourites Groggnog and Chocolate Candy Cane Peanut Brittle, we're sure there's something that'll suit your fancy.

Based in Strathmore, Alberta, Sweetsmith Candy Co. was started by owner Dannah Davies in 2012, and is dedicated to making candy for all types of allergies and dietary restrictions. Sweetsmith is well-known for their sugar-free isomalt-sweetened brittle, which has a glycemic index of 2, making it suitable for those with diabetes. Our four sugar-free options are Sugar-free Coconut Brittle, Sugar-free Sea Salt English Toffee, Sugar-free Traditional Peanut Brittle, and Sugar-free Cookies ‘n’ Cream. The best part is that you can save 15% off Sweetsmith Candy Co. bulk brittle in-store and online until December 24th!


So whether you’ve got all the time to make and decorate cupcakes, a little time for a quick candy bark or nut mix, or just enough time to pick up some Sweetsmith Candy Co. Brittle at The Apothecary, you, or whoever you're gifting to, can still have a fantastic and scrumptious holiday!

Posted by Rosie on 12/14/2021 to Promotions