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Maple Pumpkin Fall Harvest Trail Mix

Course Healthy Snack
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10 -12 servings
Author Amber Forbes, Slim Pickin's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 2/3 cup pecan halves
  • 1/3 cup pepitas or roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon chips optional

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Add maple syrup to a large sauce pan and heat over medium-high heat until just beginning to boil.
  3. Stir in pumpkin pie spice, salt, and nuts and cook, stirring frequently, until the nuts have caramelized and the syrup has reduced. About 3-5 minutes.
  4. Spread mixture in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet and let cool completely. The candied nuts will harden as they cool.
  5. Once hardened, and the cherries, apricots, raisins and cinnamon chips to the pan, and stir until ingredients are evenly distributed, breaking the candied nuts into clusters as needed.
  6. Store in an air-tight container.
  7. Enjoy!