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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Bacon Chex® Mix

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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Bacon Chex® Mix
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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24
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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.
By Corey Valley
Updated Mar 6, 2023


  • 3 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups bite-size pretzels
  • 2 cups bite-size cheese crackers
  • 1/3 cup bacon flavor bits or chips
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Want to add a punch of protein to this snack? Have fun mixing in a cup of your favorite nut mix!
  • tip 2
    This Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Chex® Mix is a great crunchy snack to add to packed lunches.


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