“A former co-worker shared this recipe with me. We always make a batch during Christmas time to share with neighbors and co-workers. I looked to find something similar already posted and didn't see one, so I thought I would share this with you all. You can add a bag of your own favorite snack mix to this if you like - our kids like goldfish crackers with it. I hope you enjoy it!”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cups Bugles original flavor snacks (about 1 1/3 bags)
  • 6 cups small pretzels
  • 11 ounces round saltine soup crackers
  • 10 ounces wheat thins crackers
  • 13 23 ounces Cheez-It crackers
  • 1 (8 ounce) package sesame sticks (or bagel chips)
  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) can mixed nuts (18-20 oz can)
  • 2 (1 ounce) envelopes ranch dressing mix
  • 1 (10 ounce) bottlebutter flavor popcorn oil
  • 13 cup canola oil (or corn oil)


  1. In a very large bowl, mix all crackers and nuts together. (We use an oversized roasting pan).
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the oils and salad dressing mix.
  3. Pour the oil mixture over the cracker mix and toss/stir to coat evenly.
  4. Transfer to an un-greased set of baking pans. (We use 3-4 pans).
  5. Bake at 250 degrees for 45 minutes - stirring every 15 minutes. (We use our double oven and do 2 pans in each one at the same time. When we stir, we alternate the pans from top/bottom racks.).
  6. Let cool before storing.

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