Caesar Snack Mix

Caesar Snack Mix

Caesar dressing adds the flavor wow to a cranberry, cashew crunchy Chex® cereal mix.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

5
cups Corn Chex®, Rice Chex® or Wheat Chex® cereal
2
cups oyster crackers
2
cups pretzel sticks or holiday-shaped pretzels
1
cup dried cranberries
1
can (9.5 oz) salted cashew halves (2 cups)
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
package (1.2 oz) Caesar dressing mix
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In ungreased large roasting pan, mix cereal, crackers, pretzels, cranberries and cashews.
  2. In small bowl, mix melted butter and dressing mix until well blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, stirring twice, until lightly browned. Spread on waxed paper or paper towels; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Makes 24 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Italian dressing mix can be substituted for the Caesar dressing mix.
How-To
For variety, mix and match your favorite combination of Chex® cereals.
How-To
No roasting pan? Use another large shallow pan such as a 15x10-inch pan with sides instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.