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Cranberry Maple Trail Mix Spoon

Cranberry Maple Trail Mix

  • Author: Lauren Kenson | Free Your Fork
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 7 mins
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 8 cups 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: American


Simple recipe for Cranberry Maple Trail Mix! Packed with 3 different nuts & seeds, sweetened with maple syrup, and mixed in with white chocolate chips & chewy cranberries.


  • 1 ½ c raw walnuts
  • 1 c toasted pumpkin seeds
  • ¾ c raw sliced almonds
  • ½ c maple syrup
  • 3 tbs light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of cloves
  • salt
  • 1 c dried sweetened cranberries
  • 1 c white chocolate chips


  1. CANDY NUT & SEED MIX: Prepare a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper, set aside. Preheat a large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and almonds and stir together until well mixed. Pour over the maple syrup, add the spices and stir until evenly coated. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring often, until the maple syrup has mostly adhered to the nut mixture. Then sprinkle over the brown sugar, stir and cook for another 3 minutes. Take off heat and spread out mixture evenly on the parchment paper lined baking sheet and sprinkle salt to taste over the top. Then allow the caramelized mixture to cool fully for 30 minutes. Break up into small clusters by hand.
  2. FOLD IN CRANBERRIES & CHOCOLATE CHIPS: Once the mixture has set up completely, sprinkle over chocolate chips and cranberries, mix together and store in an airtight container at room temperature for a week or more. Use little pieces of parchment paper to line the bottom of your containers to prevent sticking.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup