Southwest Snack

Southwest Snack

Go ahead and munch! This smart snack uses fat-free and low-fat ingredients to make snacking a pure pleasure.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

64

servings

2
bags 94% fat-free microwave popcorn (any flavor), popped (24 cups)
6
cups Bugles® nacho cheese flavor corn snacks
2
cups fat-free pretzel sticks
2
tablespoons no-trans-fat vegetable oil spread, melted
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 300ºF. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn.
  2. Divide popcorn, corn snacks and pretzels between two 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bags.
  3. In small bowl, stir melted spread, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder until blended; pour over mixture in bags. Seal bags; shake to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Seal bags; shake to coat.
  4. Pour mixture into 2 ungreased 13x9-inch pans.
  5. Bake 10 minutes; cool. Store in airtight container.
Makes 64 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Planning a large party or get-together? Double this recipe. It can be made several days in advance and stored in airtight containers until the big event.
Special Touch
Love the Southwest? Fun and interesting chili-shaped and Southwest-style serving bowls and platters are becoming popular and widely available. They're an excellent way to display and serve your Southwest Snack.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 45
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.