Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Trail Mix

Trail mix has been a popular snack for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts since the early 1900s. It was originally made with a combination of dried fruit, nuts, and grains for a nutritious and portable snack. In recent years, trail mix has become a popular snack for people of all ages, whether they’re on a hike or just looking for a quick and healthy snack option. With the rise of air fryers, it’s now easier than ever to make your own trail mix at home.

Air Fryer Trail Mix

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: SnackCuisine: American
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A delicious and easy way to make homemade trail mix using your air fryer.


  • 1 cup mixed nuts

  • 1 cup dried fruit

  • 1/2 cup pretzels

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp honey


  • Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of your favorite nuts (such as almonds, cashews, and peanuts), 1 cup of dried fruit (such as cranberries, raisins, and apricots), and 1/2 cup of pretzels.
  • Drizzle 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil over the trail mix and mix until everything is evenly coated.
  • Sprinkle in 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of honey, and mix again.
  • Spread the trail mix in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, then open the air fryer and give the trail mix a stir.
  • Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes, or until the nuts are lightly toasted.
  • Let the trail mix cool before serving or storing in an airtight container.


  • You can use any combination of nuts and dried fruit that you prefer.
  • Feel free to add in other mix-ins like chocolate chips, coconut flakes, or cereal.
  • Adjust the cooking time depending on your air fryer model and desired level of toastiness.

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