trail mix nuts and fruitTEXAS  TRAIL  MIX RECIPE

4 c. bite-size pretzels

12 oz. crisp cereal squares

1 lb. mixed nuts

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. chili powder

1 oz. pkg. ranch dressing mix

1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, if desired

1/2 c. vegetable or peanut oil

Mix dry ingredients in a large brown paper bag.  Add oil and shake well.  Bake in brown bag at 200 degree oven for about 1 hour.

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 VANILLA  CHIP  TRAIL  MIX

1 stick margarine, melted

2 tbsp. cocoa

2 tbsp. sugar

4 c. Cheerios cereal

4 c. Wheat Squares cereal

1 c. slivered almonds

1 c. golden raisins

1 (10 oz.) pkg. Hershey vanilla milk

chips

In 4-quart bowl, place margarine.  Microwave on High 1 minute or until melted; stir in cocoa and sugar.  Add cereals and almonds; stir until evenly coated. Microwave at High 3 minutes, stirring every minute; stir in raisins.  Microwave on High additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute.  Cool completely stir in vanilla chips.  Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place.

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HAPPY TRAIL  MIX

1/2 c. raisins

1/2 c. peanuts

1/2 c. dried apples

1/2 c. chocolate chips

1/2 c. sunflower seeds

Mix ingredients thoroughly and keep in a ziplock plastic bag.

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TRAIL  MIX

1/2 c. dried fruit (2 1/2 oz.)

1/2 c. raisins

1/2 c. walnut pieces (2 oz.)

1/3 c. almonds (2 oz.)

1/4 c. Spanish style or Virginia

peanuts

1/4 c. sunflower seeds

1/4 c. shredded coconut

Mix together.  Store in 10 1/4 cups portioned plastic bags.

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