Well-Seasoned Snack Mix Recipe
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Well-Seasoned Snack Mix Recipe

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Friends and family hint, year after year, that they're looking forward to this well-seasoned snack mix. The sesame snack sticks and shoestring potatoes are fun surprise additions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:60 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 11 cups Cheerios
  • 8 cups Crispix
  • 8 cups Corn Chex
  • 6 cups bite-size Shredded Wheat
  • 1 package (10 ounces) corn chips
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) salted peanuts
  • 1 package (8 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 1 package (7 ounces) sesame snack sticks
  • 1 package (7 ounces) shoestring potato sticks
  • 1 pound butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 220 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 371 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add seasonings; stir until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to coat.
  2. Place in large greased roasting pans. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 12 quarts.
Originally published as Zesty Snack Mix in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1997, p45

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2011

"Have made this recipe 2x and my friends, family & neighbors all love and keep asking for more & more. I have shared this recipes when assked if they can have a copy of it. Thank you its a great recipe and I will keep on making it, especially during the holidays its blast for everyone."

Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"I have made it a couple of times and getting ready to make some more my husband really likes it"

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