Trail mix

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Serves: 32

Category: Sweets Misc

Ingredients

  • 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

 

Method

  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) = 4 cups popcorn
  • 4 tablespoons corn kernels (1/4 cup) = 8 cups popcorn
  • 8 tablespoons corn kernels (1/2 cup) = 16 cups popcorn

Optional extras:

  • Seeds e.g. pepitas, sunflower seeds
  • Nuts; however please check your schools allergy aware policy before serving nuts in the canteen

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