Nacho Snack Mix
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours + cooling
- 4 cups Crispix
- 1 can (4-1/2 ounces) crisp cheese ball snacks
- 3 cups corn chips
- 2 cups pretzel sticks
- 1 cup cheese-flavored snack crackers
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Spread in two ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Combine the taco seasoning, oil and butter; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
- Bake at 200° for 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Cool. Store in airtight containers.
Jul 11, 2018
Everyone loves this when I make it—it’s my go-to mix. I put it all together in a large bowl and then put in separate pans to bake, just makes it easier.
Oct 23, 2015
I use my roasting pan sprayed with cooking spray, and it couldn't be easier; just toss everything in the same pan! I don't measure much, either, as some of the snack foods aren't available in the sizes listed when I shop. I just throw everything in there, stirring occasionally, and let it have a fiesta in the oven for a couple of hours! (I rated this 5 stars, but they don't come up with the review.)
Aug 7, 2014
Delicious and easy!
Dec 9, 2013
Made this for summer vacation and by the time the week was over, I had made 4 batches! The first 2 batches didn't last more than one night!
Dec 20, 2012
Made this last year and everyone raved about it. I will be making it again for my gift baskets. :) I would recommend pouring seasoning into the bowl and toss then lay on cookie sheets.
Jul 24, 2012
As I was making this, I for some reason thought, "This is going to taste terrible." Maybe because it didn't look like there was enough seasoning to coat all of the mix. So glad I was wrong. This is delicious!
Oct 6, 2011
Excellent! Something a little different than the norm. I took this camping and it was gone the first night!
Jul 15, 2011
Oh, my goodness, this is THE BEST snack mix I've ever eaten! So easy to make. My husband loves it!
Nov 30, 2010
When made 1st batch while pouring liquid some snacks got overly saturated, too much liquid. In making 2nd batch I poured the liquid into food safe spray bottle and sprayed snacks while tossing to coat. Great results using less liquids.
Apr 18, 2010
Great alternative to regular snack mix. The next time I make it, I might try to reduce the amount of butter and oil. I used cheetos instead of cheese balls which worked just as well. When I took this to work, people raved and many asked for the recipe.