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I have always made my own trail mix out of various nuts, dried fruits, and whole grain dry cereals.  recently I experimented with making the stuff into bars by putting oatmeal into a food processor to make some flour and adding honey and water then baking everything.  these are sort of soft when they are done.  anyone know if that sort of thing would keep at room temp like regular trail mix?  thanks
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I can't imagine why they wouldn't.  Honey has natural preservative properties.

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I'd freeze the grains and flour first to kill insect eggs. Grains frequently have some small percentage of 'em. It would prevent a hatch of pantry moths in your container of trail mix that would end with throwing the whole batch out.

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I have no opinion/experience on the following, whatta ya think?
Planter unsalted regular or Spanish peanuts.
Unsalted taste OK?

http://www.amazon.com/Planter....peanuts
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I like unsalted.  Then again, I don't even like salt with tequila.

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