SPECIAL OFFER: - Limited Time Only!
(The ad below will not display on your printed page)

« Back | Print Print | Page | 3x5 | 4x6 | New BHG Cookbook
Select a size and use your browser's print button to print the page.

This recipe has been formatted to fit in your Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

Cheesy Snack Mix

Makes: 18 servings
Serving size: 1/2cup Yield: 9 cups
Prep 15 mins Bake 30 mins Stand  overnight
Cheesy Snack Mix
Ingredients
  • 4  cups  crispy corn and rice cereal
  • 1 1 3/4 ounce can  shoestring potatoes
  • 2  cups  crisp breadsticks, broken into 2-inch pieces
  • 2  cups  bite-size cheese crackers
  • 1 6  ounce can (about 1 cup)  smoke-flavored whole almonds (optional)
  • 1/4  cup  butter or margarine
  • 3  tablespoons  bottled clear Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4  cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4  teaspoon  garlic powder
Directions The day before::

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a shallow roasting pan combine cereal, shoestring potatoes, breadsticks, cheese crackers, and, if desired, almonds.

2. In a small saucepan combine butter and salad dressing. Cook over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in cheese and garlic powder. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture; toss gently to coat.

3. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring twice. Spread mixture on a large sheet of foil; cool. Transfer to a bowl, storage containers, or resealable plastic bags; cover tightly or seal. Let stand at room temperature overnight.*

Tailgate day::

4. Tote snack mix at room temperature.

From the Test Kitchen*Tip:
  • For longer storage, store at room temperature for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts (Cheesy Snack Mix)
  • Servings Per Recipe 18,
  • cal. (kcal) 128,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 10,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 16,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 1,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 292,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 44,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 238,
  • Potassium (mg) 50,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

What did you think of this recipe? Share your thoughts and rate it now.
« Back to Recipe