Slow-Cooker Spiced Party Nut Mix

Taco seasoning mix and cayenne pepper fabulously flavor crunchy crackers, pretzels and four types of nuts.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 26

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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