Rancho Deluxe Mix

Rancho Deluxe Mix
 
Serves: 12 cups
Ingredients
  • 9 c. Western Family Wheat, Rice or Corn Squares Cereal, or combination of the three
  • 2 c. bite-size garlic flavor bagel chips, or regular size broken into
  • 1 c. Western Family Pretzels
  • ⅓ c. Western Family Vegetable Oil
  • 1 t. dill weed
  • ¼ t. lemon and herb seasoning, optional
  • ⅛ t. garlic powder
  • 1 pkg. (0.4 oz.) Ranch salad dressing mix, dry
  • Directions
Instructions
  1. In large microwave-safe bowl, combine cereals, bagel chips and pretzels.
  2. In small bowl, combine vegetable oil, dill weed, lemon and herb seasoning and garlic powder.
  3. Gradually pour over cereal mixture; stir until all pieces are evenly coated.
  4. Microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes*, stirring thoroughly every minute with rubber spatula and scraping sides and bottom of bowl.
  5. Gradually sprinkle salad dressing mix over cereal mixture; stir until all pieces are evenly coated.
  6. Spread on absorbent paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
  7. Conventional Oven: Preheat oven to 250°F.
  8. In open roasting pan, combine cereals, bagel chips and pretzels.
  9. In small bowl, combine vegetable oil, dill weed, lemon and herb seasoning and garlic powder.
  10. Gradually pour over cereal mixture; stir until all pieces are evenly coated.
  11. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  12. Gradually sprinkle salad dressing mix over cereal mixture; stir until all pieces are evenly coated.
  13. Spread on absorbent paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
Notes
*Due to differences in microwave ovens, cooking time is approximate.