Ranch Slow-Cooker Chex Mix

Published on May 29, 2015 By Lauren
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    Chex Mix recipe

    It is almost summer and I can just hear my kids – “Mom can we have a snack?”  Am I the only mom who gets asked that all.day.long?

    I decided to be proactive about it and start to try out some fun new easy summer recipes.  Today, I made this Gluten-Free Ranch Slow-Cooker Chex Mix Recipe – it is AMAZING!

    This is the perfect snack to whip together for a backyard picnic, a potluck, or just to have lying around the house for the kids to snack on.

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    Ok back to the recipe at hand…

    First, you will need to go to your grocery store and pick up a few ingredients:

    Chex Mix recipeHere are the ingredients that you need:

    • 1/2 cup of butter  (1 stick)
    • 2 packs of Hidden Valley® NEW Greek Ranch Dip Mix (priced at $1.79)
    • 3 cups of Corn Chex
    • 3 cups of Rice Chex
    • 2 cups of Gluten-free pretzels (can use regular if you want, but it won’t be gluten-free)
    • 2 cups of Corn Chips (Fritos)

    Chex Mix recipe

     

    Next, you dump the pretzels, Chex, and corn chips into the slow-cooker.  You don’t have to make it pretty like I did, I just wanted to show you the ingredients.
    Chex Mix recipe

    Melt your 1/2 cup of butter and then dump the contents of TWO Hidden Valley® Greek Yogurt Dips Mix packets.

    The Dip Mix has ZERO grams of Fat, so even though I am mixing it with butter, I consider it an okay treat!

    Chex Mix recipe

    Mix the melted butter and packets of Hidden Valley Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip Mix together, until combined.

    Chex Mix recipe

    Pour the butter and dip mix over the dry ingredients in the slow cooker.

    Chex Mix recipe

    Stir together until combined. I had to stir for a few minutes until I was confident that the dip mix had covered everything.

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    Then you are going to cook on HIGH for two hours.  Make sure that you keep it UNCOVERED, or else it will get soggy. Stir every 30 minutes.

     

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    Once it has cooked for two hours, lay out on a sheet of tin foil or parchment paper.  Cool for about 30 minutes, then eat and enjoy!

    Chex Mix recipe

    Ranch Slow-Cooker Chex Mix
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    Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick)
    • 2 packs of Hidden Valley® NEW Greek Ranch Dip Mix
    • 3 cups of Corn Chex
    • 3 cups of Rice Chex
    • 2 cups of Gluten-free pretzels (can use regular if you want, but it won't be gluten-free)
    • 2 cups of Corn Chips (Fritos)
    Instructions
    1. Add Chex, pretzels, and corn chips to your Slow-Cooker.
    2. Melt 1/2 cup of butter and mix in 2 packs of Hidden Valley® NEW Greek Ranch Dip Mix.
    3. Pour butter and Ranch mix over dry ingredients.
    4. Stir until covered
    5. Cook on high for two hours, uncovered.
    6. Lay on flat surface to cool.
    7. Serve and enjoy!

     

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hidden Valley – Greek. The opinions and text are my own.

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