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Crisp and Nutty Mix Recipe

Crisp and Nutty Mix Recipe

On those busy days when running on the track or running to class, this mixture of dried fruit, cereal, nuts and more is the ultimate combination for munching. —Mike Tchou, Pepper Pike, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup Multi Grain Cheerios
  • 1 cup reduced-fat Triscuits, broken
  • 1 cup yogurt-covered pretzels
  • 1/2 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried apples, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried banana chips
  • 1/2 cup dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate M&M's
  • 1/3 cup finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/3 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/3 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 quarts.
Editor's Note: Look for unsweetened coconut in the baking or health food section.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 250 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 157 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.