This easy Homemade Fall Trail Mix is a perfect way to change things up for the season, You can make this in minutes and it is great for a festive snack, appetizer or gift idea.
Fill a couple of small mason jars with this nut and fruit homemade trail mix and they make a cute and cheerful gift.
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Why You Will Love This Fall Snack Mix Recipe
Tasty. This trail mix recipe is a nice sweet and salty mix that will satisfy your salty snack craving. This delicious snack is the perfect combination of nuts, cereal, candies and salty snacks to satisfy.
Easy recipe. Made with simple ingredients that you likely have on hand already, this fun fall snack recipe comes together in minutes. Older kids can make this themselves.
Fun. This halloween trail mix is perfect for a binge watching session, family game night or Halloween party. This autumn snack mix is also nice as a mid-morning snack this time of year.
Economical. I love the sweet and salty combination of this fall treat! like to make a big batch of this easy snack and give some away. Store it in a mason jar - it makes the perfect for road trips and lunch boxes.
Giftable. You can pack this autumn trail mix up in a jar and put a ribbon around it as a fun gift idea for a friend, coworker or teacher or as a party favor.
Harvest Snack Mix Ingredients
You can make this more of a nut and fruit based trail mix or a candy trail mix. I like to include just a little bit of sweet in mine.
Savory/Salty Ingredient Ideas
- pumpkin seeds
- sesame sticks
- sunflower seeds
- cheese crackers
- bagel chips
- Chex cereal
- candy corn
- m and ms
- candy pumpkins
- Reese's pieces
- white chocolate chips
- dried cranberries
- dried mango
- mini marshmallows
- caramel corn
How To Make This Fall Chex Mix Recipe
I think part of embracing the season is enjoying the colors and flavors of fall. That's what makes this simple trail mix recipe so fun. You can put it in little individual bags tied with jute rope for a fall parties too!
I have made this mix two ways - in a mason jar and in a bowl.
Method 1 - Place ingredients in a sealed mason jar and shake gently.
Method 2 Place items in bowl. Stir with a spoon until ingredients are blended.
How do I store trail mix to ensure it stays fresh?
Store this easy snack mix in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
How can I reduce salt in my homemade mix?
Try to avoid the more salty ingredients. Use unsalted nuts and avoid adding extra salt.
My trail mix is too dry. What can I add to make it more interesting
Try adding coconut flakes, yogurt-covered fruits or nuts, or small pieces of dried fruit to the salty snack mix for balance.
More Delicious Snack Ideas
These all make a great gift idea from your kitchen for the season. It is the perfect gift for a hostess gift this season.
Fall Trail Mix
- 1 cup cashews
- 1 cup peanuts shelled and lightly salted
- 1 cup raisins
- ½ cup chocolate covered candies fall-color
- Mix together ingredients in a bowl or mason jar.
- That is it!
- Seal well when not in use.
Have you started to decorate your home for fall yet?
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