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A jar of nut free trail mix

Nut-Free Trail Mix (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan)

Make your own nut-free trail mix with maple-glazed seeds, dried fruit, and chocolate chips!  Perfect
for kids and adults alike.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free trail mix, nut free trail mix, vegan trail mix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Cooling time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 7 servings
Calories 225 kcal
Author Dairy Free for Baby

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup shelled pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup roasted shelled sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped into smaller pieces
  • 1/4 cup allergen-free chocolate chips or chunks (i.e. Enjoy Life)

Instructions

  1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Add the maple syrup to a small pot over medium heat. When it starts to bubble, stir in the salt and pumpkin pie spice. Reduce heat to medium low, and add the pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.
  3. Continue to cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring often. Be sure to watch this closely as it’s a fine line between a nice maple coating and burning the mix. When there appears to be no more “extra” syrup in the pot and everything is sticking to the seeds, remove from heat and pour the mixture onto the parchment paper. Let cool.
  4. Once cool, the seeds should have a firm glaze on the outside. Break apart any clusters as needed, and mix in a bowl with the remainder of the ingredients. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition analysis (approximate per serving):

225 calories, 10.5 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 111 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 21 g sugar, 5 g protein, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 1%, Calcium: 3%, Iron: 9%