Fruit 'n' Nut Trail Mix Recipe

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Fruit 'n' Nut Trail Mix Recipe
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Fruit 'n' Nut Trail Mix Recipe

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This snack recipe has a good mix of fruit and nuts. The mild cinnamon flavor adds a nice touch.
MAKES:
13 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
13 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup cashew halves
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups assorted bite-size dried fruit (raisins, apricots, dates, apples, bananas)

Directions

In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly toast sunflower kernels in butter; remove and set aside. In the same skillet, lightly toast oats in oil. Add the sunflower kernels, cashews, almonds and sesame seeds.
Combine the brown sugar, honey and cinnamon; add to oat mixture. Cook and stir for 5 minutes. Spread in two ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.
Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in dried fruit. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 10 cups.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Nut Trail Mix in Country Extra July 2001, p51

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 428 calories, 23g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 6g fiber), 8g protein.

  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 3/4 cup cashew halves
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups assorted bite-size dried fruit (raisins, apricots, dates, apples, bananas)
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, lightly toast sunflower kernels in butter; remove and set aside. In the same skillet, lightly toast oats in oil. Add the sunflower kernels, cashews, almonds and sesame seeds.
  2. Combine the brown sugar, honey and cinnamon; add to oat mixture. Cook and stir for 5 minutes. Spread in two ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.
  3. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool, stirring occasionally. Stir in dried fruit. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 10 cups.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Nut Trail Mix in Country Extra July 2001, p51

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kvelthaus User ID: 3395012 253634
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2016

"easy and excellent. Made it for a bar-b-que tonight and everyone loved it. I did not use the oil with the oats. I had extra butter from the sunflower seeds and used that. Excellent!!!"

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C.G. User ID: 6605502 37123
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

"First time making it and it turned out great. I did double the honey mixture and added a few different ingredients.Very easy and yummy"

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