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Cracker Snack Mix

 Cracker Snack Mix
Family and friends will munch this fun mix of crackers, nuts and ranch dressing by the handfuls! "Everyone is sure to find something they like," writes field editor Sharon Nichols of Brookings, South Dakota. "If not, substitute other snack packages to vary the flavors."
32 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling


  • 12 cups original flavor Bugles
  • 6 cups miniature pretzels
  • 1 package (11 ounces) miniature butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Wheat Thins
  • 1 package (9-1/4 ounces) Cheese Nips
  • 1 package (7-1/2 ounces) nacho cheese Bugles
  • 1 package (6 ounces) miniature Parmesan fish-shaped crackers
  • 1 cup mixed nuts or peanuts
  • 1 bottle (10 or 12 ounces) butter-flavored popcorn oil
  • 2 envelopes ranch salad dressing mix


  • In a very large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In a small
  • bowl, combine oil and salad dressing mix. Pour over cracker mixture;
  • toss to coat evenly.
  • Transfer to four ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake
  • at 250° for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool
  • completely, stirring several times. Yield: about 8 quarts.