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Caesar Snack Mix

Caesar Snack Mix
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 24
Caesar dressing adds the flavor wow to a cranberry, cashew crunchy Chex® cereal mix.
Updated June 28, 2007

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
6g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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