Ranch Chex Mix Snack

This Ranch Chex Mix made for a crowd. My favorite snack mix is loaded with peanuts, cheese crackers, pretzels, and rice cereal. This easy zesty Ranch Chex Mix is perfect for parties and school lunches.
Ranch Chex Mix made for a crowd. My favorite snack mix is loaded with peanuts, cheese crackers, pretzels, and rice cereal
Ingredients
  • 5 cups rice cereal such as Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups cashews or cocktail mix peanuts
  • 5 cups pretzels
  • 3 cups cheese crackers
  • 2 cups oyster crackers
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 ounce ranch seasoning dry powder
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.  Line a large rimmed jelly roll sheet with parchment paper. 
  • In an extra large mixing bowl, combine rice cereal, peanuts, pretzels, cheese crackers, and oyster crackers.  
  • Gently toss with large slotted spoons.  
  • Melt butter in microwave and toss together with mixture in bowl.
  • Combine ranch seasoning powder, mustard powder, grated parmesan, and dried parsley.
  • Sprinkle over mixture then gently toss together.
  • Pour mixture evenly over prepared pan.
  • Bake in oven 30 minutes, tossing mixture halfway through baking.
  • Allow to cool then store in airtight container.