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Halloween Party Mix

These tasty nibbles make a festive alternative to chips or roasted nuts.

Ingredients: 

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⅛ tsp. olive oil
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½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
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¼ cup pine nuts
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¼ cup dried cranberries
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¼ cup cocoa nibs
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¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
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¼ tsp. salt

Instructions: 

1. Toss pumpkin seeds in small bowl with oil until coated. Spread seeds in skillet, and heat over medium-high heat. Cook 3 minutes, shaking skillet constantly, or until most of pumpkin seeds swell and pop. Transfer to bowl.

2. Add pine nuts to skillet, and cook 30 seconds, shaking skillet constantly, or until golden flecks appear. Transfer to bowl with pumpkin seeds. Stir in dried cranberries, cocoa nibs, cayenne pepper, and salt, and mix thoroughly. Season with more salt, if desired.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
161
Protein: 
5 g
Total Fat: 
13 g
Saturated Fat: 
1.5 g
Carbohydrates: 
9 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
99 mg
Fiber: 
1 g
Sugar: 
3 g
Yield: 
Serves 6

Comments on this Recipe

This is a great mix that I make every October. I substitute regular chocolate chips and everyone LOVES it.

The cranberries taste great with the cayenne but I'd recommend leaving out the cacao nibs as they give it a bitter chalkiness.