Priscilla Weaver zaps this fun snack in her microwave in Hagerstown, Maryland. 'The peanuts and pretzels come out so crisp and munchy you'd think they were oven baked,' she assures.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
13
Yield:
13 servings
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Ingredients

13
Original recipe yields 13 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder. Cover and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds or until butter is melted. In a 3-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine crackers, pretzels and peanuts. Add butter mixture and mix lightly. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss to coat. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 7-8 minutes or until mixture begins to toast, carefully stirring every 2 minutes. Cool. Store in an airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts

475 calories; protein 11.8g; carbohydrates 45.6g; fat 28.6g; cholesterol 19.4mg; sodium 1326.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Very good. I put it in the oven at 250 for 20 min instead of microwaving. Came out good,but next time I will add more (maybe 1/2 as much) spices. Otherwise a nice change from the usual chex mix. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/06/2012
I did not have enough oyster crackers on hand, so I substituted with 2 cups goldfish crackers, and I also baked in the oven as the other review suggested. A simple and yummy snack! Read More