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Slow-Cooker Spiced Party Nut Mix

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Slow-Cooker Spiced Party Nut Mix
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 20 min
  • Servings 26
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Taco seasoning mix and cayenne pepper fabulously flavor crunchy crackers, pretzels and four types of nuts.
Updated Sep 7, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make this nut mix the day before the party. Serve it in a pretty bowl with a serving spoon.

Nutrition

310 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 14g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
39%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
2g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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