Caesar Snack Mix

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

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 24

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.

Expert Tips

Italian dressing mix can be substituted for the Caesar dressing mix.

For variety, mix and match your favorite combination of Chex® cereals.

No roasting pan? Use another large shallow pan such as a 15x10-inch pan with sides instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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.