John Calvin's Geneva Style Trail Mix
Meanwhile, his disciples urged him, “Rabbi eat something.” But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”…“My food,” said Jesus, “is to do with the will of him who sent me to finish his work. Do you not say, ‘Four months more and then the harvest?’ I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest." John 4:31-35 NIV
Predestinated Peanut Oil, Poly Unsaturated Dogma, Homiletic Haggis, Partially Hydrogenated Monotheism, Extract of Exegesis, Grains of Truth, Sodium Selfrighteousate,
Oil of Stewardship, Justification Juices, Sanctification Salts, Various Longlasting Preservatives, and Legumes of Louisville. All ingredients carefully frozen and chosen.
Members of the Columbia Friendship Circle Council were treated to bags of John Calvin’s Geneva Style Trail Mix prepared by Council President Camille Ruddick of Thomson, GA. Here is Camille’s recipe, and it is delicious!
2½ C oatmeal
½ C raisins
½ C sesame seeds (optional)
½ C shelled sunflower seeds
½ C unsweetened wheat germ (optional)
½ C dried apricot (or other fruits) finely chopped
½ C honey or syrup
¼ C oil
Combine all dry ingredients except fruits and spread in a 9 x 13 x 2 pan. Combine honey and oil. Pour over dry ingredients. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 - 50 minutes. Remove and stir in fruits. Stir to prevent clumping.
Here is the recipe for 60 2/3- cup servings)
1 - 42 oz. and 1-18 oz. container regular oatmeal
1 large container of raisins
1 large bag flaked coconut
3/4 lb. sliced almonds
1 lb. chopped pecans
1 - 10 oz. bag toasted, salted sunflower seeds
2 C + 3 T. oil
4 1/3 C - honey or syrup
1 package each of the following dried fruits chopped – apples, peaches, apricots, cranberries, blueberries, cherries, and a bag of mixed blueberries, cherries and cranberries.
Combine dry ingredients EXCEPT FRUIT and spread in large, rimmed cookie sheets. Pour honey/syrup and oil over mixture. Bake at 300 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Stir frequently every 10 minutes. Remove from oven and stir in dried fruits. Cool, stirring occasionally to prevent clumping.