Slow-Cooker Cheesy Bacon Chex® Mix

When cheese and bacon meet Chex Mix, you've created a new snacking phenomenon. Slow cooker prep makes this a perfect bring-along party dish.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24


cups Corn Chex™ cereal
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
cups bite-size pretzels
cups bite-size cheese crackers
cup Betty Crocker™ Bac~Os® bacon flavor bits or chips
cup grated Parmesan cheese
cup butter or margarine, melted
cup canola or vegetable oil
package (1 oz) ranch dressing and seasoning mix (milk recipe)

  • 1 In an oval 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together 3 cereals, pretzels, cheese crackers, bacon bits and Parmesan cheese.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat melted butter, oil and ranch dressing mix with whisk until well combined. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3 Cook uncovered on High heat setting 2 hours, stirring every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • 4 Spread cereal mixture on ungreased cookie sheet or sheet of waxed paper. Cool 3 to 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Want to add a punch of protein to this snack? Have fun mixing in a cup of your favorite nut mix!

This Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Chex® Mix is a great crunchy snack to add to packed lunches.