Whether you're looking for an easy snack or a simple pre-dinner nibble, Easy Sweet & Spicy Nut and Seed Clusters is your answer. It's the perfect make-ahead recipe, yielding irresistible results every time.
¼cupmelted coconut oil
¼teaspoondried chipotle chili powderor substitute regular chili powder
½cuprawunsalted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
½cuplarge flakedunsweetened coconut
⅓cuprawunsalted sesame seeds
⅓cuprawunsalted sunflower seeds
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, honey, salt, and chili powder.
Line a large baking sheet with a silpat or parchment paper. Toss together the pepitas, flaked coconut, almonds, cashews, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds.
Pour over the honey-coconut oil mixture and stir well to combine.
Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway through, or until the mixture is lightly browned and fragrant.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
Break into pieces, then serve immediately, or store in a tightly sealed container for up to 3 days.
Feel free to play around with the types and proportions of nuts and seeds in this recipe. Substitute walnuts for cashews, pecans for almonds, just use what you like and have on hand to create your own magical mixture.Omit the chili powder if you want to keep this snack super-mild, or double the amount to give it an extra kick.