This is my mom's no-bake snack mix recipe, and it's so much better than the normal snack mix recipes out there. It's tangy, spicy, and insanely addicting! I make it for my coworkers for Christmas and always get requests for the recipe. What's nice about it is you can vary the proportion of snacks that are in...more oyster crackers, less pretzels, etc. For reference, it makes probably 2 plastic gallon bags' worth of mix. This also freezes well to stay fresh longer.



Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins
10 mins
25 servings


Original recipe yields 25 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk oil, seasoning blend, dill, and cayenne together in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) power for 3 minutes; this helps the oil to become a little thinner and easier to cover snack mix. Whisk in ranch mix until blended.

  • Place cheese puffs, savory snack mix, pretzels, and oyster crackers into a large container or a large paper bag. Pour oil mixture in a little at a time, stirring to evenly distribute.

Cook's Note:

You can use Mrs. Dash(R) Lemon and Herb Seasoning instead of Mrs. Dash(R) Table Blend, if preferred.

Nutrition Facts

374 calories; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 45.4g; fat 19g; cholesterol 3.5mg; sodium 935.8mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
Made as written and this was really good. I was afraid the cheetos would get soggy but they held up well. The one thing I didn't care for was that the savory snack mix with toasted cereal (such as Chex Mix) is already seasoned so they got a double dose. Next time I'll toss them in at the end after the other stuff has absorbed the homemade seasoning. This is fairly expensive to make but it makes a ton! Read More