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Friends Trail Mix


8 Servings16 Servings32 Servings
Multi-grain Chex®1.5 cups3 cups6 cups
Cheerios®1.5 cups3 cups6 cups
Raisins (optional)0.333 cup0.666 cup1.332 cup
Apricots, dried, chopped (optional)3 Tbsp6 Tbsp12 Tbsp
Kix®1.5 cups3 cups6 cups
Finely chopped almonds, walnuts or pistachio nuts (optional)0.333 cup0.666 cup1.332 cup
Soy nuts (only 6 years old and older; optional)1.333 cups2.666 cups5.332 cups
Pretzels (only 3 years and older)- - -


  1. 1. Toss cereal, dried fruit and chopped nuts together.
  2. 2. Serve in resealable bags or plastic cups.
Nutrition Facts
Serving size 1/2 cup (29g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 95 From Fat 6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sat. Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Total Carb 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 8% Iron 35%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Food For Thought

Trail mix is a fun way to get kids involved in making their own snack. Let them scoop their own servings with a tablespoon or pre-measured scoops. Give them a variety of healthy options to choose from to design their own. Knowing that they made the snack themselves will make them more likely to eat it!

CACFP Crediting

For 3-5 year olds; Snack. Must serve all of the following:

  • Meat/Meat Alternate