Honey Maple Trail Mix


Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 3 cups Golden Grahams® cereal
  • 5 cups Rice Chex® cereal
  • 10 ounces Cinnamon Teddy Grahams® snack cookies
  • 6 ounces unsalted pretzels
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 5 ounces dried cranberries, sweetened
  • 3 ounces apple chips


  1. Combine Golden Grahams, Rice Chex, Teddy Grahams and pretzels in a large bowl.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan; add brown sugar, honey and maple syrup. Cook over low heat until sugar is melted.
  3. Pour over cereal mixture and mix well until all pieces are coated.
  4. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  5. Prepare 3 jelly roll pans by lining with aluminum foil and spraying the foil with cooking spray. (Can be done in 3 batches). Spread cereal mixture evenly over pans. Bake at 325° F for 20 minutes; stirring once halfway though. 
  6. Mix cranberries and apple chips; divide evenly among pans and stir.
  7. Bake 5 more minutes; cool completely and store in an airtight container.

Helpful hints

  • For an extra twist sprinkle trail mix with Mrs. Dash® Caribbean Citrus or Fiesta Lime seasoning blend.
  • If you have diabetes, reduce portion size to 1/2 cup for a lower carbohydrate snack.
  • Look in the produce section for apple chips if you do not find it in the snack section.
  • Share extra servings with family and friends or cut recipe in half to make less.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 214

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 39 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 10 mg

Sodium 169 mg

Potassium 80 mg

Phosphorus 46 mg

Calcium 56 mg

Fiber 1.6 g

Added Sugar 17 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 2 starch
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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