Easy Camping Recipe: Homemade Fruit & Nut Trail Mix

Hit the trails! You can spend hours outside and staying fueled up with the right camping recipes. We’re sharing one today for our favorite camping recipes for homemade trail mix. It’s perfect year round, but especially great for gorgeous nature walks when you need something that gives you a great balance of carbs and protein and keeps you going! And the best part is that it’s easy to modify by adding extra ingredients you like and leaving out the ones you don’t. Make a big batch of this trail mix before heading out in your new or used RV!

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Fruit & Nut Trail Mix

Base Mix Ingredients:

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • ½  cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Add Ins:

  • ½ cup each: golden raisins, dried cranberries, coarsely chopped apricots, banana chips, or dried pineapple

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  • ½ cup each: slivered almonds, chopped hazelnuts, chopped pecans, sunflower seeds
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You’ll also need:

  • Large nonstick skillet
  • Large cookie sheet/baking tray
  • Aluminum foil
  • Wooden spoon

Let’s get trail-mixing!

  • Line cookie sheet with foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  • Heat butter in nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  • Stir in honey when butter is fully melted, and cook about 2 minutes (or until the mixture begins to bubble around the pan edges).
  • Add spices, nuts, and seeds and reduce heat to medium. Cook about 8 minutes, or until the nuts are golden in color, stirring gently.
  • Add in remaining ingredients, mixing thoroughly.
  • Spread the trail mix onto your prepared cookie sheet and let it cool. Yum!

This is a family-friendly camping recipe for trail mix and everyone will appreciate how customizable it is! Prefer other nuts? Want to add M&Ms? The sky is the limit when it comes to creatively adding to this easy camping recipe for homemade trail mix. And whether you decide to make it at home (store it in an airtight food storage container) or in the kitchen of your new or used RV, you’ll most appreciate how easily you can whip up a batch of delicious trail mix. Contact us today – we can help you pick out the perfect RV with the kitchen features you’ll love!

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