Recipe By Chef Boyardee
Published Mar 5th
Berry Nut and Seed Crunch
Prep 10m Cook 10m Additional 30m Ready In 50m
Servings 16 servings Calories 213.3

The glazed walnuts make this a sweet but healthy snack. Vegan and GF! This can be used on cereal or folded into quinoa for breakfast, or added to mixed greens for a great salad. I keep some tucked away in my desk drawer – a handful makes a great mid-day snack.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 cup hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • ¾ cup raspberry-flavored dried cranberries

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Heat brown sugar in a saucepan over medium-low heat until melted; stir in walnuts and sesame seeds until walnuts are coated with sugar and sesame seeds. Transfer coated walnuts to the prepared baking sheet; set aside until cooled.
  3. 3 Mix coated walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and cranberries together in a bowl.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 213.3
  • Carbohydrate 14.2 g
  • Fat 16.5 g
  • Fiber 2.3 g
  • Protein 5.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.9 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Sugar 8.7 g


  1. I'm not sure what I did wrong or if it was fault of the recipe? The brown sugar on its own does not melt. I tried to recover and added butter to the mix which seemed to help "melt" but it turned the sugar into brittle. Taste was great but I had issues with technique. - Read more ...