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Fruit and Nut Trail Mix

This mouthwatering mix is filled with nutrition and flavor. Whether you’re enjoying the outdoors or heading out the door to work, the munchable medley will hit the spot. —Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    4 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) dried apricots, quartered
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 3/4 cup walnut halves
  • 1/2 cup salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 250°. Coat a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. In a small bowl, beat egg white and water on high speed for 1 minute or until frothy; fold into fruit mixture.
  • Spread into prepared pan. Bake until aromatic and nuts are lightly browned, about 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 cup: 203 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • forgoti8it
    Sep 25, 2009

    I agree with myrtrose, I would want more than 1/3 cup of this. I would leave out the salt and the sugar, as the cashews are salted, and the dried fruit is very sweet. Also I don't see the reason to use an egg white, so I would omit the egg white.

  • myrtrose
    Sep 24, 2009

    Sorry but dried fruits are a huge No for a diabetic...plus look at the serving size. I know I'd want alot more than 1/3 cup, which would make this a very unhealthy snack! Diabetics have to watch fat and sodium too.