Halloween Trail Mix


Fun, easy, and festive, this spooky trail mix is the perfect blend of salty and sweet. Kids will love it for a party or tucked in a lunch box.

wooden bowl full of trail mix.

❤️ Why you’ll love this recipe

  • It’s quick and easy to make. All you do is measure and mix.
  • The perfect mix of salty and sweet.
  • Easy to customize. Mix up the nuts or candies to make it your perfect blend.

This is an overview of the ingredients. You’ll find the full measurements and instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of the page.

ingredients in bowls on counter.

You’ll need the following for this fun mix:

  •  salted peanuts
  • cashews
  • candy corn
  • butterscotch chips
  • Halloween M&Ms
  • raisins
  • package of candy eyes


Step One

large wooden bowl filled with ingredients.

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. That’s it!

🥫 Storage instructions

Homemade trail mix will keep for weeks (or even months!) in a sealed container like a zip-top bag.

🔍 FAQs

What else can you add to trail mix?

Just about anything! Try dried cranberries, golden raisins, peanut butter chips, or chocolate-covered peanuts.

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert tips

If you want to keep this super fresh, it vacuum-seals very well and the raisins stay nice and juicy. But it’s not really necessary.

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large wooden bowl of finished trail mix.

📖 Here’s the recipe

close up view of trail mix with candy corn and nuts.

Halloween Trail Mix

A fun and easy mix that's the perfect blend of salty and sweet. Ready in minutes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Serving Size 16 servings


  • Large mixing bowl


  • cups salted peanuts
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips
  • ½ cup Halloween M&Ms
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 package candy eyes


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.


Add anything else you’d like to this!  Try white chocolate chips, candy pumpkins, and Reese’s pieces. 
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