Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3 quarts

Updated: Nov. 16, 2022
This is a quick, easy and delicious snack, especially for kids. No one I've made it for can have just one handful—they always come back for more, and more! So if you’re thinking about cutting the recipe in half to make less, I wouldn’t recommend it. —Tammy Landry, Saucier, Mississippi
Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 9 cups Corn, Rice or Wheat Chex
  • 2 cups miniature pretzels
  • 2 cups Goldfish cheddar crackers
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix


  1. In a large bowl, combine cereal, pretzels and crackers. Drizzle with butter. Sprinkle with cheese and salad dressing mix; toss to coat.
  2. Microwave in batches on high 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread onto a baking sheet to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 365 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 826mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 6g fiber), 7g protein.