Zesty Snack Mix


Posted: October 18

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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The Zesty Snack Mix certainly puts a pep in your step! Equal parts flavorful and filling, it has plenty of protein with peanuts and pumpkin seeds and a tangy taste with its dusting of garlic, chili powder, and cayenne. Zesty Snack Mix makes a perfect snack for watching the game or hosting game night or just satisfying a late-night craving. You can customize this snack mix to your liking and just have it out for snacking throughout the day!


Ingredients

• 4 cups Corn Chex • 4 cups Cheerios or toasted oat cereal • 4 cups pretzel sticks • 4 cups Cheez-It crackers or cheese-flavored crackers, optional • 2 cups peanuts • 2 cups pumpkin seeds • 1 cup butter, melted • 1/2 cup vegetable oil • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce • 1 tablespoon garlic powder • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt • 1 tablespoon chili powder • 1 teaspoon cayenne

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, combine the Corn Chex, Cheerios, pretzels, cheese-flavored crackers, peanuts, and pumpkin seeds.

Step 3

In a small mixing bowl, add the melted butter, vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, seasoned salt, chili powder, and cayenne, and whisk until well combined.

Step 4

Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture, carefully tossing it until the dry ingredients are well coated with the butter mixture.

Step 5

Pour the contents onto 2 large rimmed baking sheets.

Step 6

Bake at 225 degrees for 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.

Step 7

Remove the baking sheets from the oven and allow the snack mix to cool.

Step 8

Serve the snack mix at room temperature.


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