Slow-Cooker Spiced Party Nut Mix

Slow-Cooker Spiced Party Nut Mix

Taco seasoning mix and cayenne pepper fabulously flavor crunchy crackers, pretzels and four types of nuts.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

4:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

26

servings

6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
envelope (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
cups pecan halves
2
cups roasted unsalted cashews
2
cups walnut halves
2
cups unblanched whole almonds
3
cups bite-size cheese crackers
2
cups sourdough pretzel nuggets
  1. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, mix butter, taco seasoning mix, cinnamon and red pepper. Add remaining ingredients; toss gently.
  2. Cook uncovered on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours, stirring every 30 minutes, until nuts are toasted. Turn off slow cooker. Serve with large serving spoon.
Makes 26 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Make this nut mix the day before the party. Serve it in a pretty bowl with a serving spoon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.