Thanksgiving Trail Mix

You’ll give thanks for this Thanksgiving Trail Mix

Serving size: ¼ cup

Yields: 4 servings

Calories: 238 calories per serving

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 cups toasted rice, wheat, or corn cereal (choose any one or combination)
  • 1/2 cup nuts , your choice – peanuts, cashews, walnuts, etc.
  • 1/2 cup mini pretzels or pretzel sticks
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil 
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 cup mini-M&M’s (Add after trail mix has completely cooled)


  1. Combine cereal and mixed nuts in a large bowl.
  2. Add the mini pretzels to the mix and stir well.
  3. Combine the olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and onion powder together and pour over the trail mix and combine with tongs.
  4. Place the mixture into the air fryer basket or on an air fryer tray. Cook for 5 minutes at 350 degrees. 
  5. Add in the mini-M&M’s. 
  6. Serve and enjoy!

How Long Does This Trail Mix Recipe Last?

Place the trail mix in a sealed container, where it will last for up to 1 week at room temperature. Store it away from heat, moisture, and sunlight.

Can you make this recipe in an oven?

Yes. You can bake it at 250 degrees for 1 hour. You’ll need to stir it every 15 minutes and let it cool on paper towels before serving.

(Shakera Williams, M.P.H. is Assistant Nutrition Extension Agent- FCS for Webster/Claiborne parishes. Contact her at (318) 371-1371.)