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Barbecue Snack Mix

From Cooking with Paula Deen, Sept/Oct 2012

Barbecue Snack Mix
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup butter, melted
  2. 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  3. 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  4. 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  5. 1 (1-ounce) envelope ranch dressing mix
  6. 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  7. 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  8. 4 cups corn-and-rice cereal*
  9. 4 cups corn cereal squares*
  10. 3 cups bite-size Cheddar cheese crackers*
  11. 3 cups baked snack crackers*
  12. 3 cups pretzel twists
  13. 1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 250°. In a small bowl, whisk together butter and next 6 ingredients.
  2. In a large roasting pan, combine cereals and remaining 4 ingredients. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, tossing to coat.
  3. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until crispy. Spread in a single layer on wax paper to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Makes 18 cups (approximately)
Note: *We used Crispix and Corn Chex cereals and Cheez-Its and Wheat Thins Original Crackers. To make these nibbles a little spicy, add 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper.