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Meat Lovers’ Snack Mix

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling

Makes

6 cups

Everyone will go wild for this at your next party. My husband loves that it features all of his favorite guilty pleasure foods—salted meats, salted nuts and hot sauce. —Gina Myhill-Jones, 100 Mile House, British Columbia
Meat Lovers' Snack Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups wasabi-coated green peas
  • 3/4 cup salted peanuts
  • 3 pepperoni-flavored meat snack sticks (1-1/2 ounces each), cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 ounces beef jerky, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup corn nuts
  • 1/2 cup Rice Chex
  • 1/2 cup Multi Grain Cheerios
  • 1/2 cup crunchy cheese puff snacks
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250°. Combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk oil, chili powder, onion powder, pepper sauce, soy sauce and seasoned salt. Drizzle over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 366 calories, 27g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 629mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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