Apricot Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Recipe

Surprise trick-or-treaters or Halloween partygoers with this healthy salty/sweet snack. With dried fruit, toasted nuts and dark chocolate, this treat is actually as good for you as it tastes.
Trail Mix in Jars

Cooking Channel Apricot Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Recipe

This Halloween, make a sweet and salty trail mix treat, that is also healthy, out if dried fruit, toasted nuts and dark chocolate.

Photo by: Courtesy Sarah Copeland ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Courtesy Sarah Copeland, 2012 CookingChannelTV.com

By: Sarah Copeland

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Ingredients:

12 ounces high-quality dark chocolate, cut into chunks (about 3 cups)
2/3 cup dried cranberries
1 cup dried apricots, quartered
12 pieces candied ginger, coarsely chopped
1 cup lightly toasted pecans or walnuts

Directions:

Mix the ingredients together. Divide among 6 jars or footed cellophane bags. Seal with a ribbon and a sticker.

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Total time:
10 minutes

Yield:
about 6 cups (or six 1-cup jars or bags)

Level:
Easy

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