No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Maple-Almond-Banana Trail Mix

Trail mix is a tasty, high-energy snack; pack a few handfuls per person for the next picnic or walk in the woods.

  • yield: Makes about 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup, preferably Grade B
  • 2 cups raw unsalted almonds (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup wheat germ
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup cup dried bananas (about 4 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2/3 cup cup dried cranberries (about 3 ounces)

Cook's Note

Trail mix can be stored in an airtight container, up to 1 week.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine butter, maple syrup, almonds, wheat germ, oats, and salt in a large bowl. Spread mixture on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  2. Step 2

    Bake, stirring once and rotating sheet after 20 minutes, until just golden, 35 to 40 minutes total. Let cool on sheet on a wire rack. Transfer to a large bowl, and stir in bananas and cranberries.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, November 2007