LINK: Healthy snack recipes

Published On: Aug 13 2014 08:09:55 AM EDT

Honey Nut Raisin Snack Mix

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Cool time: 30 minutes

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup honey

2 tablespoons almond butter

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 cups brown crispy rice cereal

1 cup sliced almonds

1 cup rolled gluten-free oats

2 cups California raisins

1/2 cup California golden raisins

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add honey, almond butter and cinnamon and bring to a full boil. Let boil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in cereal, almonds and oats. Spread 1-inch thick on a baking sheet then separate into 1-inch clusters. Let cool completely then stir in raisins. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 6 cups.

Recipe tip: For crunchy clusters, spread cooked mixture 1-inch thick on prepared baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir to form clusters and let cool completely. Stir in raisins.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Raisin Snack Mix

Prep time: 5 minutes

1 1/2 cups peanut butter-filled pretzel sandwiches or nuggets

1 cup California raisins

1/2 cup California golden raisins

1/2 cup roasted, salted or cocoa peanuts

Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Store in an airtight container. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Recipe tip: Stir in 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt covered raisins, if desired.

Cocoa Peanut Raisin Snack Mix

Prep time: 5 minutes

2 cups California raisins

1 cup miniature chocolate graham crackers

1 cup cocoa coated peanuts

Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Makes 4 cups.

Crunchy Cinnamon Mix

Prep time: 5 minutes

1 cup California raisins

1 cup cinnamon chex cereal

1 cup cinnamon sugar pretzel pieces

1/2 cup California golden raisins

Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Makes 3 1/2 cups.

Vanilla Nut

Prep time: 5 minutes

2 cups California raisins

1 cup cocoa & vanilla gluten free bunny cookies

3/4 cup honey roasted almonds

Stir together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Makes about 4 cups.

Recipe tip: Stir in 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt covered raisins, if desired.

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