Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix Recipe

Summary: Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix is the perfect healthy snack.  Pumpkin Seed trail mix is high in fiber, bold in flavor and great for hiking and backpacking.


  • 1 Cup Pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Cup Walnuts
  • 1 Cup Almonds
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 1 Cup Dried papaya (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 Cup Dried pineapple(coarsely chopped)
  • 1 Cup Dried cranberries
  • 2  Cup Honey
  • 1/8 Cup Orange juice
  • 2  Tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a small bowl mix together honey, orange juice, cayenne pepper and cinnamon.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Combine walnuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds and pecans together in a bowl.
  4. Pour honey mixture over nut mixture and stir until ingredients are well coated.
  5. Spread flat on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  7. Allow baked nut mixture to cool to room temperature.
  8. Combine nut mixture, dried papaya, pineapple and cranberries together.
  9. Sprinkle as much or as little salt on trail mix as desired.
  10. Store in a cool dry place.

Cooking time (duration): 10

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 5.0 stars

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