Simple Summer Red, White & Blue Trail Mix Recipe

It’s always fun to add a little color to your favorite summer recipes and this Summer Red, White & Blue Trail Mix does that beautifully. Whether it is Memorial Day, 4th or July or just any day, this is the perfect snack for the family.

Red, White & Blue Trail Mix
Let’s make Red, White & Blue Trail Mix

Let’s make Red, White & Blue Trail Mix recipe

This trail mix recipe is intended for the Fourth of July, but if you are making this recipe any time of the year, you can always change out the color of the M&M’s for the occasion. It’s that easy! This is a wonderful year-round recipe from my good friend, Betty Crocker!

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Summer Red, White & Blue trail Mix ingredients

  • 1 Bag Chex Mix Honey Nut Snack
  • 1/2 cup dried Cranberries
  • 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Red, White & Blue M&Ms

Instructions for Summer Red, White & Blue trail Mix

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, combine the Chex Mix and cranberries.

Step 2

In a microwavable dish, melt the white chocolate chips for 1 minute or in 10-second intervals until melted.

Step 3

Drizzle the melted chocolate over the Chex Mix mixture and stir.

Step 4

On a large cookie sheet with parchment paper, pour out the Chex Mix mixture, then sprinkle the M&Ms on top, and let cook for about an hour.

Step 5

Once hardened, break it up into chunks for serving.

Yield: 1 big jar of trail mix

Summer Red, White & Blue Trail Mix

Summer Red, White & Blue Trail Mix

The best trail mix is something that can also express your patriotism. Make this red, white, blue trail mix this Fourth of July and help your kids show their love for the country!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Bag Chex Mix Honey Nut Snack
  • 1/2 cup dried Cranberries
  • 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Red, White & Blue M&Ms

Instructions

    1. Combine Chex Mix and cranberries in a large mixing bowl.
    2. Melt white chocolate chips for 1 minute in a microwavable dish.
    3. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the Chex mixture evenly and toss until thoroughly incorporated.
    4. Lay a parchment paper on a cookie sheet and spread the Chex mixture.
    5. Sprinkle M&Ms on top and bake in the oven for 1 hour.
    6. Break up the trail mix into chunks before serving!

Did you make this yummy summer red, white and blue trail mix? How did it turn out?

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