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Cheesy Ranch Chex® Mix

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  4 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 26 servings
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Ranch dressing and Parmesan cheese mingle together to flavor this popular and tasty snack.

Ingredients

9
cups Corn Chex™, Rice Chex™ or Wheat Chex™ cereal (or combination)
2
cups bite-size pretzel twists
2
cups bite-size cheese crackers
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
package (1 oz) ranch dressing and seasoning mix
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels and crackers. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated. Stir in dressing mix and cheese until evenly coated.
  • 2 Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels and crackers. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated. Stir in dressing mix and cheese until evenly coated.
  • 2 Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Go ahead and add some peanuts or mixed nuts to the mix--about 1 cup would be just enough!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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