Honey-Roasted Nuts and Fruit

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Honey-Roasted Nuts and FruitRecipe
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Use any variety of mixed nuts or seeds in this trail mix. Dried fruit is a concentrated source of carbohydrates, and the nuts add good fats and protein to this snack, which you can pack in bags for the road.
8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)


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Cooking spray
1 teaspoon butter
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground cloves
1 cup raisins


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil; coat with cooking spray.

Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in honey; cook 2 minutes or until mixture bubbles around edges of pan. Add nuts and next 5 ingredients (nuts through cloves), and cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until nuts are golden, stirring frequently. Stir in raisins. Immediately spread onto prepared baking sheet; cool completely.

Created date

July 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 194
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 9.4 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 27.8 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Calcium 30 mg