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Game Day Cool Ranch Snack Mix

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 6 cups crisp corn rice cereal
  • 3 cups thin pretzel sticks
  • 3 cups baked cheese crackers
  • 1 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) melted unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (1 oz) package ranch dressing mix
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 dash Paula Deen Hot Sauce


Heat oven to 250 °F.

Mix together the rice cereal, pretzels, crackers and peanuts together in a roasting pan.

Combine melted butter, Worcestershire, ranch dressing mix, smoked paprika, salt and hot sauce together in a bowl. Pour the butter mixture over the cereal and toss well.

Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes, until crisp. Remove and spread the mix onto two sheet trays in a single layer to cool.

Note: This mix can be stored in an airtight container for 1 week.

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