Trail Mix

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Serves: 32

Category: Small Savoury Bites


  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup plain dried fruit e.g. sultanas, cranberries, apricots, apples
  • 1 cup whole grain cereal e.g. puffed wheat or Cheerios
  • 2 cups cereal bites (1-2 pieces per serve) e.g. Weetbix bites; Mini Wheats
  • To serve: paper bags; ziplock bags; paper/plastic cups


  1. Prepare popcorn as per instructions using a popcorn maker; OR Place 2 tablespoons of popcorn in a brown paper bag; fold the top over and place in microwave for approximately 90 seconds; stay close to the microwave and remove if the popping stops before the time has finished; repeat until all kernels have been popped
  2. Combine popcorn, dried fruit and first cereal (e.g. puffed wheat or Cheerios) in a bowl
  3. Place 1-2 cereal bites in each bag/cup
  4. Place 3/4 cup of trail mix in each bag/cup.

Popcorn conversion

2 tablespoons corn kernels (1/8 cup)  =  2 cups popcorn
4 tablespoons corn kernels (1/4 cup)  =  4 cups popcorn
8 tablespoons corn kernels (1/2 cup)  =  8 cups popcorn

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