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Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix Recipe

Our home economists combine a bounty of fall goodies to create this hearty, colorful snack mix.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seeds from freshly cut pumpkin, washed and dried
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup roasted salted almonds
  • 1 cup salted cashew halves
  • 1 cup Reese's pieces
  • 2/3 cup each raisins, golden raisins and dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute seeds in oil for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer seeds to an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; spread into a single layer. Sprinkle with salt. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until crisp. Remove to paper towels to cool completely.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the almonds, cashews, Reese's pieces, raisins, golden raisins and dried cranberries. Add pumpkin seeds; toss to combine. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 170 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 103 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.