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cheerios mixed with dried fruits and nuts in a large glass bowl

Homemade Cheerio Trail Mix

A nutrient dense snack for busy families on the go.
Course Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Calories 437kcal


  • 3 cups Cheerios plain or honey nut
  • 1/3 cup Dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup Cashews
  • 1/4 cup Pepitas
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Peanut butter (or nut butter of your preference)
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup Butter, unsalted


  • In a large bowl mix Cheerios, cranberries, golden raisins, cashews, pepitas and walnuts together.
  • In a small sauce pan over medium heat, melt the peanut butter, honey and butter together. Pour over Cheerio mixture and stir to combine.
  • Store in fridge for 2 hours before consuming. Enjoy as is or on yogurt.



  • Store in fridge. This helps prevent Cheerios from getting 'melty.'
  • Great on yogurt or as is for a healthy snack. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 701IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 6mg