Salty Mixes!

Savory Snack Mix

Mix up a double batch of this tasty mix that’s laced with wonderful Caesar flavor – It’s so easy to snack on!

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:55 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®Rice Chex®Wheat Chex®
5cups Corn Chex®, Rice Chex® or Wheat Chex® cereal
2cups oyster crackers
2cups pretzel sticks or holiday-shaped pretzels
1cup dried cranberries
1can (9.5 oz) salted cashew halves (2 cups)
1/2cup butter or margarine, melted
1package (1.2 oz) Caesar dressing mix
Italian dressing mix can be substituted for the Caesar dressing mix.
For variety, mix and match your favorite combination of Chex® cereals
No roasting pan? Use another large shallow pan such as a 15x10-inch pan with sides instead.
Preparation Directions
1.Heat oven to 300°F. In ungreased large roasting pan, mix cereal, crackers, pretzels, cranberries and cashews.
2.In small bowl, mix melted butter and dressing mix until well blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Bake 20 to 30 minutes, stirring twice, until lightly browned. Spread on waxed paper or paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 330mg; Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 6g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 2 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.