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Friday, February 06, 2009

Snack Mix

As promised here is the recipe for the snack mix our friend brought to the Super Bowl party (picture here). The recipe is from our friends as I received it yesterday. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. It was a huge hit with the guys.

My Notes: Dill weed and dill leaf are the same to distinguish the foliage from the seeds for culinary use. What I like about this version is there is no baking involved so it can quickly be mixed and set aside while you other dishes prepared for entertaining. It is a perfect snack for events like Super Bowl parties. Store in an air tight container.

Snack Mix
recipe by a friend

1/2 cup oil
2 teaspoons dill leaf
1 dry package ranch dressing

Mix these 3 ingredients together and pour over 8 cups mix

Goldfish crackers
Cheese nips
Broken pretzels
Crispex cereal
Cheerios
Mini Breton Crackers
Corn Bran cereal
1/2 mixed nuts

This is the recipe [edited] as we received it. Put whatever you want in it, but just 8
cups. We put 2 kinds of pretzels in it. I bought Presidents Choice mini
crackers for it, they look like Mini Breton crackers but are $1.00 cheaper.
Also we used just peanuts not mixed nuts. It looks really greasy when you
first make it, but after a few hours it all soaks in. Also I used dillweed,
I don't know if there's are difference between the two or not.


3 food lovers commented:

MAC said...

I make a snack mix that I use for snacking at work. I buy 1 pkg of Chex mix, which to me has a little too much garlic for the work place. I pour it into a large container, add cherrios, almonds, cheeze-its and rice chex. This tones down the garlic, still had flavor and is really good for the digestive system.
Martha

Wanda said...

I make a snack only with oyster crackers along with the seasoning you did on these. The oyster crackers absorb all of the seasoning.

I left an award for you on my blog.
Have a great evening!

Garden Gnome said...

Hi Wanda, thanks so much for the award. I tried to leave a comment on your blog but the comment section isn't working :(