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Salty Snacks

Looking for recipes for salty snacks? Taste of Home has the best salty snack recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Barbecued Peanuts

Barbecued Peanuts

Barbecued Peanuts

These zippy peanuts are great for football parties, as after-school snacks or movie nights. “I like to prepare them at the holidays to give as presents,” says Abbey Boyle of Tampa, Florida.

Italian Snack Mix

Italian Snack Mix

Italian Snack Mix

This filling no-bake medley can be put together in minutes, and it stores well in an airtight container. With a hint of garlic and yummy Parmesan cheese, the pretzel-and-cereal combination makes a wonderful after-school treat. -Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

TV Munching Mix

TV Munching Mix

TV Munching Mix

We keep this snack mix on hand for anytime munching. At Christmas, we make it and add it to gift baskets for friends and family. —Becky Neuhart, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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Spicy Cashews

Spicy Cashews

Spicy Cashews

“These seasoned nuts are so good, it’s hard to stop eating them,” reports Jean Voan of Shepherd, Texas. “I made them for gift baskets and got many compliments. They are perfect for the holidays but delicious to munch anytime.” TIP: Package a batch in a festive tin to give as a hostess gift.

Nacho Snack Mix

Nacho Snack Mix

Nacho Snack Mix

This colorful mixture of bite-sized snack foods, cereal and crackers gets its south-of-the-border accent from taco seasoning. “The recipe makes a big batch, but it always goes fast,” notes Liz Loder of Fox Point, Wisconsin.

Jerky Party Mix

Jerky Party Mix

Jerky Party Mix

Talk about a popular gift! Our friends get such a kick out of this spicy twist on an old party-mix favorite, they ask for it at Christmas, New Year's and even the Fourth of July.

Spicy Nuts

Spicy Nuts

Spicy Nuts

Cayenne pepper gives nuts a bit of a kick. My son-in-law can't get enough of these.

Cajun Party Mix

Cajun Party Mix

Cajun Party Mix

I pack this mix in Christmas tins to give to friends and family. They can't seem to get enough-and it's so easy!

Curried Pecans

Curried Pecans

Curried Pecans

These buttery pecans have a mild curry flavor that appeals to all palates.

Sweet 'n' Savory Snack Treat

Sweet 'n' Savory Snack Treat

Sweet 'n' Savory Snack Treat

Serve this yummy Halloween mix in colorful snack cups, or see a creative way to serve snack mix on page 22. You can use different colored M&M's for other festive parties.—Betty Sitzman, Wray, Colorado

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Golden brown and sure to be a hit with the kids, this sweet treat is the creation of our Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Give them plenty of time to cool before breaking into pieces.
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