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Banana Split Trail Mix

Banana Split Trail Mix

Perfect snack for hiking, biking or after school!


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups California walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup freeze-dried bananas or banana chips
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Heat the oven to 300 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Bring brown sugar, water, butter, honey and extract to a boil in a large saucepan. Let boil for a few minutes, then stir in oats, walnuts, and extract.
  3. Spread on prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir and bake for 10 more minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Let cool completely, then stir in fruits and chocolate chips.
  6. Store in an airtight container.

Total time 40 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Active time 20 mins
Serves 20

Nutrition: 230 Calories Fat 14g Saturated Fat 5g Monounsaturated Fat 2g Polyunsaturated Fat 6g Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 5mg Carbohydrates 27g Dietary Fiber 4g Protein 4g

Recipe created By Patty Mastracco - Cookbook author, food stylist and recipe creator.

Recipe and photo credit: California Walnut Board.


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