Cheesy Ranch Chex® Mix

Enjoy this tasty cereal snack that's highlighted with the popular flavor of ranch dressing.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 26

Ingredients

9
cups Corn Chex™, Rice Chex™ or Wheat Chex™ cereal (or combination)
2
cups bite-size pretzel twists
2
cups bite-size cheese crackers
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (1 oz) ranch dressing and seasoning mix
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels and crackers.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated. Stir in dressing mix and cheese until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Go ahead and add some peanuts or mixed nuts to the mix—about 1 cup would be just enough!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.