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Maple Trail Mix


  • Use a variety of ingredients (nuts, dried fruit, Cheerios, Shreddies, pretzels…) for either sweet or spicy.
  • Add complementary spices/flavours (cinnamon for sweet and Cajun spice, garlic powder and seasoning salt for spicy)
  • 2 tbsps butter
  • 1 cup maple syrup


  1. Bring butter and syrup to a boil.
  2. Toss into dry ingredients until well coated.
  3. Spread mixture onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake at 325 F for approx 30 minutes until golden brown (to ensure the mixture is ‘dry’
  4. Maple Caramel Sauce
  5. ¼ cup maple sugar with ¼ cup water added
    ½ cup maple syrup (reduced to ¼ cup)
  6. ½ cup whipping cream (a little less if thicker sauce is desired)
  7. Heat sugar/syrup to a simmer (allow all water to evaporate) and add cream.
  8. Leave on low heat, and stir to combine.
  9. Allow to simmer on low for up to 5 minutes, so as to not burn the mixture. Serve warm or chilled.
  10. Refrigerate up to 4 days, or freeze for up to 2 months.