Snack Mixes
 
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Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 7 cups
Ingredients
  • Snack Mix Base:
  • 5 Cups cereal*
  • 1 1/2 Cups chow mein noodles or pretzels
  • 1/3 Cups butter; melted
  • Snack Mix Ingredients:
  • Tropical:
  • 1 Cup cashews or macadamia nuts
  • 1 Cup coconut chips
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Barbecue:
  • 1 Cup peanuts
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon barbecue spice
  • 1 dash garlic powder
  • Hot and Spicy:
  • 1 Cup peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce
  • Herbed Pecans:
  • 1 Cup pecans; broken
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme; crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Curry:
  • 1 Cup peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • Traditional:
  • 1 Cup mixed nuts
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 dash garlic powder
Instructions
  1. *Bite-size wheat, rice or corn squares or shredded wheat cereal; round toasted oat cereal (Cheerios); crispy corn and rice cereal bites (Crispix).
  2. Combine desired cereal and chow mein noodles or pretzels in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Stir together melted butter and desired Snack Mix Ingredients. Pour over cereal mixture, tossing gently till well coated. Bake in a 325 degrees F oven about 25 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  3. Spread in a large shallow pan or on foil to cool.
  4. Makes about 7 1/2 cups.
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