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Tailgate Recipe: Gameday Snack Mix

Week 17 is here and the snacks better be good. This Gameday Snack Mix is exactly what you need to finish the regular season off strong!


For the Sauce:

½ cup butter, melted

½ cup cayenne pepper sauce

1.5 ounces ranch dressing mix


For the Snack Mix:

4 cups toasted rice cereal

4 cups toasted wheat cereal

3 cups pretzels

2 cups white cheddar crackers

1 cup cheddar crackers

1 ½ cups dry roasted peanuts



Preheat oven to 250°F.

In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, cayenne pepper sauce, and ranch dressing mix. Set aside.

In an extra-large bowl, toss together the cereals, pretzels, crackers, and peanuts. Coat evenly with the prepared sauce. Pour onto an ungreased baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, tossing every 15 minutes. Spread evenly over paper towels to cool (15 minutes). Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Serve with your favorite gameday beverage!

The next time you prepare for the big game, don't forget your neighborhood Albertsons, Vons or Pavilions for all your tailgating needs.

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