There is no magic, but a bowl of this tasty, crispy snack is sure to disappear.

Source: Midwest Living


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The day before:
  • Preheat oven to 300°F. In a shallow roasting pan combine cereal, shoestring potatoes, breadsticks, cheese crackers, and, if desired, almonds.

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  • In a small saucepan combine butter and salad dressing. Cook over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in cheese and garlic powder. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture; toss gently to coat.

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  • Bake for 30 minutes, stirring twice. Spread mixture on a large sheet of foil; cool. Transfer to a bowl, storage containers, or resealable plastic bags; cover tightly or seal. Let stand at room temperature overnight.*

Tailgate day:
  • Tote snack mix at room temperature.


For longer storage, store at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

128 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 10mg; sodium 238mg; potassium 50mg; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 1g; sugar 1g; protein 3g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 44mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 3mg.