Delicious Trail Mix
In a bowl combine 1/4 cup of any 8 of the following items:
Unsalted nuts, peanuts, cashews, or almonds
Mini chocolate chips
Multi grain Cheerios
Whole wheat Chex cereal
Store in an airtight container.
Yield: 2 cups
Sweet Trail Mix
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 corn syrup
Whisk ingredients together until blended
Pour into saucepan at medium heat and bring to boil. Boil
constantly for @ minutes.
Remove from heat and add the following:
# cups no fat popcorn
1 cup shreddies cereal
1 cup pretzel sticks
1/3 cup raisins
Blend until all are well coated and freeze in a sealed container.
Cut into chunks and enjoy.
Hazelnut Trail Mix
6 cups Kix cereal
1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped or whole, roasted hazelnuts
1 cup golden raisins
1 cup banana chips
1 small package non-instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup peanut butter
Mix cereal, nuts, raisins and banana chips together. In saucepan,
combine vanilla pudding and honey; bring to a boil and boil 30
seconds. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter; mix well. Pour
over cereal mix and mix until coated. Put on cookie sheet to cool.
Sugared Cranberry Trailmix
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread almonds evenly on an ungreased
baking sheet. Bake 7 - 8 minutes or until nuts are slightly darker
Reduce oven temperature to 225 degrees. In a large bowl, combine
almonds, pretzels, and cranberries. In a small bowl, beat egg white
Pour over pretzel mixture; toss until well coated. In another small
bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Sprinkle over pretzel mixture; toss
until well coated. Spread evenly on a greased baking sheet.
hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely on pan. Store
Nestle Tollhouse Trail Mix
2 cups chopped dried mixed fruit
2 cups mixed nuts
1 (10 oz) pkg Nestle Toll House Semi Sweet Chocolate Covered
Combine dried fruit, nuts and chocolate-covered raisins in
large bowl. Store in airtight container. 10 servings
of the Border Trail Mix
- 1 cup cashew pieces
- 1 cup peanuts
- 1 cup broken banana chips
- 1 cup chocolate chips (check ingredients)
- 1 cup dried pineapple chunks
- 1/2 cup coconut flakes
Combine the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Note: You may want to add other tropical items, if you can
find them. Try sesame seeds, brazil nuts, dried papaya and
Serves: 2 lbs
Great Trail Mix
1 cup dry cereal (cheerios, chex,
or any type)
1 cup M&M's
1 cup peanuts
1 cup raisins
1 cup dried fruit
1 cup yogurt covered nuts
1 cup sunflower seeds
1 cup pretzels
Put all ingredients in a
large ziploc bag. Shake to mix.
Trail Mix with Dates
2 (16 1/2 oz.) pkgs. dry- roasted Planter's unsalted- peanuts
1 (16 oz.) pkg. M & M's with- peanuts
1 (16 oz.) pkg. plain M & M's
1 (7 oz.) pkg. dry roasted- cashews
1 (7.5 oz.) pkg. dry roasted- sunflower nuts
1 (7.5 oz.) pkg. dry pumpkin-seeds
1 (15 oz.) pkg. seedless- raisins
1 (8 oz.) pkg. Dromedary- chopped dates
Shake in large ziplock bag.
1/3 cup peanut oil
2 tablespoons lime juice or tequila
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
3 tablespoons dry instant Margarita mix
1 1/2 cups Spanish peanuts
1 1/2 cups cocktail peanuts
3 cups crisp corn cereal squares
3 cups crisp rice cereal squares
2 cups tiny cheese-flavored fish crackers
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
Salt to taste
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Heat peanut oil in a large skillet.
Stir in tequila of lime juice, cayenne pepper and margarita mix.
Add peanuts, stirring until well coated.
In a large roasting pan, combine remaining ingredients, except
for dried cranberries. Stir in peanut mixture, mixing well. Bake
one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir in
dried cranberries. Add salt to taste. Spread on paper towels to
cool. Store in an airtight container. Makes 12 cups (24 half-cup
Florida Trail Mix
Pretzels 20 oz. 1-1/2 cups
Peanuts 20 oz. 1-1/2 cups
Chocolate Covered Raisins 10 oz. 1-1/4 cups
Walnuts, Roasted 10 oz. 1-1/4 cups
Orange Zest -- 8 tsp.
FLORIDA Oranges, Oven Dried 20 oz. 175 slices
FLORIDA Grapefruit, Oven Dried 20 oz. 175 slices
Combine pretzels, peanuts, chocolate covered raisins, walnuts
and orange zest together, mix gently.
Add oven-dried grapefruit and orange slices together and mix.
Portion 4-oz. per serving into a 1/2-pint plastic container
Super Healthy Trail Mix
½ cup roasted soynuts, plain or seasoned depending on your
½ flaked coconut
1/4 cup carob chips
1 cup mix dried fruit (banana chips, mango, pineapple, apple -
whichever you like)
1/4 cup shelled sunflower seeds
Select any of the above ingredients and mix together for a
healthy and tasty treat. Your kids can help make their own trail
mix - take them to a local health food store that has bulk items.
There are usually several types of dried fruit, carob covered
pretzels and other goodies from which to choose. They often
have bulk roasted soynuts, too. If not, look for bags of seasoned
soynuts in the produce section or with the health foods.
Loops Trail Mix
1 (15 oz.) box Fruit Loops cereal
1 15 oz.) bag mini pretzel twists
1 (1 lb.) bag M&M's
1 box raisins
1 can salted peanuts
Mix all together and store in airtight container.
Gourmet Trail Mix
1/2 C. slivered blanched almonds
1/4 C. sunflower seed kernels
1 C. flaked coconut
3/4 C. dried cherries
1/3 C. chopped dried apricots
1/2 C. good-quality chocolate chips
Spread almonds and sunflower seed kernels on a large baking
sheet. Bake at 350ºF for 4 to 5 minutes, until golden. Remove from
baking sheet and cool.
Meanwhile, spread coconut on a baking sheet. Bake at 250ºF
for about 5 minutes, until light brown. Cool.
In a bowl, toss nuts and sunflower seeds with cherries,
apricots and chocolate chips. Gently fold in coconut. Avoid over
mixing or coconut will crumble. Store in sealed plastic bags. For
the best flavor, eat within one day. Makes about 3 cups.
Crunch Trail Mix
3 cups corn brand cereal
1 cup Quaker oats (uncooked)
1 cup coarsely chopped nuts
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
Heat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, combine cereal,
oats, nuts, cinnamon, salt. In a small saucepan combine butter,
honey, and brown sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly
until butter is melted and ingredients are combined. Pour over
cereal mixture. Mix until thoroughly coated. Spread evenly onto
cookie sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, stirring
occasionally. After baking, spread mixture onto wax paper laid
over cooling racks. Stir raisins in. Cool completely. Store in air
2 cup peanuts
2 cup dried corn kernels
1 cup almonds
1 cup dried peas
3 cup rice snacks
1/2 cup sesame seeds
2 cup cashews
1 cup sunflower seeds
2 tsp salt
Mix all of the ingredients of the
recipe in a large mixing bowl. Store in an airtight container.
Makes about 3 quarts.
Zoo Trail Mix
2 cups of Apple Cinnamon Cheerios Cereal
2 cups of Cheerios Cereal
2 cups of Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal
1 1/2 cups of animal crackers
1 1/2 cups of pretzel twists
1 1/2 cups of cheese flavored snack crackers
1 1/2 cups yogurt covered raisins
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
Store in an airtight container.