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Yield: 12 cups. 3 cups Crispix cereal 2 cups Cheerios cereal 3 cups Cheez-It crackers 2 cups pecan halves 2 cups mini pretzels or pretzel sticks 8 tablespoons salted butter

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Yield: 12 cups. 3 cups Crispix cereal 2 cups Cheerios cereal 3 cups Cheez-It crackers 2 cups pecan halves 2 cups mini pretzels or pretzel sticks 8 tablespoons salted butter

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Yield: 12 cups. 3 cups Crispix cereal 2 cups Cheerios cereal 3 cups Cheez-It crackers 2 cups pecan halves 2 cups mini pretzels or pretzel sticks 8 tablespoons salted butter

Pecan Party Mix

Pecan Party Mix Recipe

Yield: 12 cups.

3 cups Crispix cereal
2 cups Cheerios cereal
3 cups Cheez-It crackers
2 cups pecan halves
2 cups mini pretzels or pretzel sticks
8 tablespoons salted butter
4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1½ teaspoons seasoned salt
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
2 teaspoons dill

Preheat oven to 300°. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Place cereal, crackers, pecans, and pretzels in large mixing bowl. Set aside.

In a saucepan, add butter, Worcestershire, seasoned salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and dill. Heat on low, stirring occasionally, until butter melts. Pour seasoned butter over dry mix, and toss until all dry ingredients are coated.

Pour party mix onto baking sheets and bake for 30 minutes, turning every 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to reach room temperature. Place in airtight container.

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This story was published on Dec 05, 2016

Lynn Wells

Lynn Wells

Lynn Wells is a personal chef with more than 20 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry and a degree in Nutrition Management from UNCG.