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This maple nut snack mix is so addictive! This is a great appetizer or finger food recipe for the big game.
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Maple Nut Snack Mix

This maple nut snack mix is such an easy recipe full of sweet and salty flavor.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Nuts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 187kcal
Cost $.38 per serving

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups unsalted nuts (e.g. pistachios, walnuts, cashews)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat pretzels
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Instructions

  • Place the nuts in a slow cooker. In a small bowl, stir together the syrup, salt, coconut oil, water, and vanilla extract. Pour the mixture over the nuts.
  • Cook the nuts on low for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes. They’re done when the liquid has been absorbed and the nuts begin to turn brown. (Alternately, you could roast the nuts in the oven if you don’t have a slow cooker.)
  • Transfer the nuts to a foil-lined baking sheet to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the nuts, pretzels, and dried fruit. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg