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I first tasted this snack mix when a co-worker shared it at work. Because of its simple preparation and popular cheese flavor, it’s a staple for game-day gatherings at our place.—Linda Doescher, Weston, Wisconsin
MAKES:
50 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:
50 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 1 package (13 ounces) crisp cheese puff snacks
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) mixed nuts
  • 1 package (7-1/2 ounces) Bugles
  • 1 package (7-1/2 ounces) miniature cheese filled butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 package (7 ounces) cheddar cheese-filled pretzel snacks
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) butter-flavored popcorn oil
  • 2 envelopes ranch salad dressing mix

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine oil and dressing mix. Pour over snack mixture; toss to coat.
Transfer to a large ungreased roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool completely. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 10 quarts.
Originally published as Ranch Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p214

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 230 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 479mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 package (16 ounces) pretzel sticks
  • 1 package (13 ounces) crisp cheese puff snacks
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) mixed nuts
  • 1 package (7-1/2 ounces) Bugles
  • 1 package (7-1/2 ounces) miniature cheese filled butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 package (7 ounces) cheddar cheese-filled pretzel snacks
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) butter-flavored popcorn oil
  • 2 envelopes ranch salad dressing mix
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine oil and dressing mix. Pour over snack mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to a large ungreased roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool completely. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 10 quarts.
Originally published as Ranch Snack Mix in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p214

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