Easy Trail Mix Bars, Snacking Right

Easy Trail Mix Bars, Snacking Right

When hunger strikes, be ready with these Super Easy Trail Mix Bars! They taste amazing, are loaded with healthy fats and protein, these will keep you full until your next meal!

Ingredients to make these Easy Trail Mix Bars:

  • 1 cup Cashews, chopped up (about 130 grams)
  • ½ cup Almonds, (about 70 grams)
  • ½ cup Shaved Almonds, (about 60 grams)
  • ¼ cup Sunflower Seeds, (about 45 grams)
  • 1 cup Dried Cherries, (about 130 grams)
  • ½ cup Sugar-Free Syrup

Step-by-step Instructions to make these Easy Trail Mix Bars:

  1. Pre-Heat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Line a 10-inch square baking dish with parchment paper
  3. Cashews are a little large and strangely shaped so you’ll have to break them up a little in order for the bars to hold their shape. To do this, spread your cashews out on a napkin, then using the flat bottom of a bowl or pan, smash the cashews. There is not a science to this, but you want them broken down to about 1/4 of their full size.
  4. In a large bowl combine your broken cashews, whole almonds, almond slices, sunflower seeds, dried cherries, and syrup. Stir together until well combined and syrup coating all the nuts and seeds.
  5. Then pour your mixture into the parchment paper-lined baking dish. Using a heavy spatula press the mixture into the pan. You want a nice even layer and you want to make sure there are no large gaps in your mixture. The tighter the mixture the better your bars will hold together.
  6. Bake in the oven for 35 – 40 minutes. You want to make sure that they are baked thoroughly, or they will not hold together.
  7. Once cooked remove from the oven and allow them to cool for a least 1 hour. Once fully cooled you can grab the sides of the parchment paper to lift the mixture out of the pan and place it on a cutting board.
  8. Cut into 12 servings and enjoy these easy trail mix bars!.

Tip:

Store in an air-tight container and these will last in your pantry for about 10 days and up to 1 month in your fridge. Putting them in the fridge does make them a little tougher, allow them to come to room temperature before eating.

Easy Trail Mix Bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook or Rest Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Granola Bar, Trail Mix
Servings: 12
Calories: 164kcal
Easy Trail Mix Bars

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pre-Heat oven to 325 degrees
  • Line a 10-inch square baking dish with parchment paper
  • Cashews are a little large and strangely shaped so you’ll have to break them up a little in order for the bars to hold their shape. To do this, spread your cashews out on a napkin, then using the flat bottom of a bowl or pan, smash the cashews. There is not a science to this, but you want them broken down to about 1/4 of their full size.
  • In a large bowl combine your broken cashews, whole almonds, almond slices, sunflower seeds, dried cherries, and syrup. Stir together until well combined and syrup coating all the nuts and seeds.
  • Then pour your mixture into the parchment paper-lined baking dish. Using a heavy spatula press the mixture into the pan. You want a nice even layer and you want to make sure there are no large gaps in your mixture. The tighter the mixture the better your bars will hold together.
  • Bake in the oven for 35 – 40 minutes. You want to make sure that they are baked thoroughly, or they will not hold together.
  • Once cooked remove from the oven and allow them to cool for a least 1 hour. Once fully cooled you can grab the sides of the parchment paper to lift the mixture out of the pan and place it on a cutting board.
  • Cut into 12 servings and enjoy.
The perfect snack for when hunger stricks!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Easy Trail Mix Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 Bar)
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 95
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.6g16%
Saturated Fat 1.4g9%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.6g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 17.1mg1%
Potassium 214.2mg6%
Carbohydrates 14.4g5%
Fiber 2.2g9%
Sugar 7.1g8%
Protein 4.9g10%
Vitamin A 8.8IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 7.9mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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