Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Mexican Chocolate-Sesame Trail Mix

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This trail mix is inspired by mole, the savory Mexican sauce made with spices and chocolate. It's the perfect go-to snack for adventurous summer hikers: spicy, sweet and crunchy and as energizing as it is flavorful. The sesame clusters are great on their own as a snack.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 cups
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. 
  2. Mix together the puffed grain, sesame seeds, agave, chipotle powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt and the cinnamon in a medium bowl. 
  3. Spread the mixture in a thin layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake, stirring halfway through, until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Let cool completely, and break into bite-size clusters. 
  4. Toss the cooled sesame clusters with the almonds, mango, peanuts, pepitas, raisins and chocolate chips in a large bowl. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week. 

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