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Vanilla Walnut Berry Trail Mix


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups California walnut halves and pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup yogurt or chocolate covered raisins or 2 cups yogurt covered pretzels
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds, raw
  • 2 cups freeze-dried strawberries, blueberries, peaches or mango (or a mixture)
  • Optional ingredients

Butter toffee sunflower seeds
Yogurt melts (found in the baby section of all major stores)
Yogurt covered pretzels
Diced dried pineapple
Puffed rice cereal
Coconut chips


  1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Swirl in vanilla and sugar, then add walnuts. Cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until toasted. Let cool completely.
  2. Add raisins and pumpkin seeds to walnuts and toss well to mix. Add fruit and toss gently.
  3. Store in an airtight container.