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Does anyone have a recipe for Gardetto's snacks?
Shannon from Eastern WA
GARLIC SNACK MIX (clone of Gardetto's)
9 Tbsp. Butter or margarine, melted
3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. seasoned salt
3/4 tsp. onion powder
9 cups (total) Rice, Wheat, or Corn Chex, bagel chips, mini breadsticks, or any other "crunchy" ingredient
1 cup pretzels
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In small bowl, stir together butter, Worcestershire and seasonings. In large mixing bowl, combine cereal, peanuts, and pretzels. Drizzle seasoned butter over cereal mixture, stirring to coat well. Transfer to large roasting/baking dish and bake for 75-90 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until almost completely dry but not over-browned. Allow to cool completely, stirring once or twice to air dry, and store in airtight bag/container.
NOTE: If mixture doesn't seem completely dry after cooling, pop it back into
a 250-degree oven for another 15 minutes or so and then cool again.
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
In our family we have played with this recipe over the years. We have tried using tamari soy sauce instead of Worcestershire sauce, added a few teaspoons of Cayenne pepper or have added Wasabi peas. So have fun and change it up a bit to fit your flavor preference.
Melt butter butter. Add Worstershire sauce, garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt, mixed nuts, cereal and pretzels.
Makes about 4 quarts. When grandma put this recipe together, in 1960, it cost her $1.80 to make. I made it in 1980 and it cost $3.28. In 1991, it cost me between $7 and $8.
By Shelly from Spring Hill, KS
There's nothing like sweet and salty together for a easy holiday snack.
Mix all ingredients together and serve in a trick or treat bucket. Be creative and add anything that sounds good!
This video shows you how to make delicious Chex mix. It's a great recipe for you next party.
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Does anyone have recipes for 'party mixes' that uses nuts, fruits, or cereal. My family loves the Chex party mix and would love to try some new ones. THANKS
Website has salty mixes and sweet mixes.
My sister who just passed away on Monday at age 86 had the most wonderful snack mix recipe. She started several years ago with the chex mix and kept adding stuff to it, cashews, small pretzels, various crunchy cerals and the little sesame sticks at the health food store. She built a great snack just by using her own imagination and it was delicious. She would never share the recipe but freely gave away the snack to anyone who wanted it. You can do that. Just start throwing stuff into it.
Thanks MartyD for the good idea. I am sorry to hear of your sister's passing.I lost my parents this year and the holidays are rough.Thanks again for the recipe idea.May God bless. Deb816
I use Crisp-x cereal the recipe is on the back of the box. You only need the one kind of cereal. Very good.
Hello, you can go to http://www.bettycrocker.com They have a whole bunch of snack mix recipes to print for free. Happy Holidays!
I like MartyD's sister's idea. Make your own concoction and Never give out the recipe. Let 'em enjoy it and try to figure out what you put in it.
I'm looking for a Chex mix recipe that has peanut butter and I believe honey on it, but no powdered sugar. My husband is diabetic. I would appreciate your help.
By Lou Ann Kline from Cozad, NE
www.chex.com has a gazillion recipes; hopefully you can find one (or ten) that will work for you!
I would like a good recipe for a beef jerky Chex mix. Any suggestions?
It is simple to make gluten free Chex party mix. With only a few substitutions, you will be on your way to enjoying your favorite holiday snack! Check out this page to get gluten free party mix recipes.