The Zesty Snack Mix certainly puts a pep in your step! Equal parts flavorful and filling, it has plenty of protein with peanuts and pumpkin seeds and a tangy taste with its dusting of garlic, chili powder, and cayenne. Zesty Snack Mix makes a perfect snack for watching the game or hosting game night or just satisfying a late-night craving. You can customize this snack mix to your liking and just have it out for snacking throughout the day!
Ingredients• 4 cups Corn Chex • 4 cups Cheerios or toasted oat cereal • 4 cups pretzel sticks • 4 cups Cheez-It crackers or cheese-flavored crackers, optional • 2 cups peanuts • 2 cups pumpkin seeds • 1 cup butter, melted • 1/2 cup vegetable oil • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce • 1 tablespoon garlic powder • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt • 1 tablespoon chili powder • 1 teaspoon cayenne
Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the Corn Chex, Cheerios, pretzels, cheese-flavored crackers, peanuts, and pumpkin seeds.
In a small mixing bowl, add the melted butter, vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, seasoned salt, chili powder, and cayenne, and whisk until well combined.
Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture, carefully tossing it until the dry ingredients are well coated with the butter mixture.
Pour the contents onto 2 large rimmed baking sheets.
Bake at 225 degrees for 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.
Remove the baking sheets from the oven and allow the snack mix to cool.
Serve the snack mix at room temperature.