Thursday, February 5, 2015
SLOW COOKER CHEESY BACON CHEX MIX
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 2 hours 5 minutes
3 cups Corn Chex cereal
3 cups Rice Chex cereal
2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
2 cups bite-sized pretzels
2 cups bite-sized cheese crackers
1/3 cup bacon-flavored bits
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/3 cup canola or vegetable oil
1 package (1 oz.) ranch dressing and seasoning mix (milk recipe)
1. In an oval 5- to 6- quart slow cooker stir together 3 cereals, pretzels, cheese crackers, bacon bits and Parmesan cheese.
2. In a small bowl beat together butter, oil and ranch dressing mix until well combined. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until well coated.
3. Cook uncovered on high heat setting for 2 hours stirring every 15 to 20 minutes.
4. Spread mixture on ungreased cookie sheet or piece of waxed paper. Cool 3 to 5 minutes before serving.