Close up of a jar filled with granola with oats, almonds, cherries, and raisins.

Fruit and Nut Snack Mix

Close up of a jar filled with granola with oats, almonds, cherries, and raisins.

Fruit and Nut Snack Mix

A sweet blend of spiced oats, almonds, dried cherries, bananas, and raisins. Perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or snack.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 384 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup honey*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla, almond, or coconut extract, optional
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ¾ cup dried cherries, blueberries, or cranberries
  • ½ cup banana chips
  • ¼ cup raisins

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add honey, extract, and cinnamon. and mix well. Add oats and stir until well coated.
  • Transfer mixture to baking sheet. Spread into a 1-inch thick layer.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir in almonds and bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and add in dried fruit. Let cool completely before serving.

Notes

*Avoid giving honey to children under one year of age.
Change it Up
  • Don’t have honey on hand? Try substituting ¼ cup light corn syrup, maple syrup or molasses.
  • Try using a variety of dried fruit like dates, raisins, figs, plums, and apples.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.75 cupCalories: 384kcalCarbohydrates: 62gProtein: 9gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 67mgFiber: 7g
Keyword 30 minutes or Less, Easy, Kid-friendly, Nuts
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