Prep.Time: 10 minutes
1 can mixed nuts (12 oz.)
16 cups small crackers, pretzels, crispy cereals,
oyster crackers, etc.
1 pound butter -- melted
2 packages dry Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix
Additional salt, pepper, or cayenne -- optional
Preheat oven to 150 degrees. In a very large bowl, combine mixed nuts with the mixed crackers, pretzels, etc. In a small saucepan, melt butter with both packages of dressing mix; pour over cracker/nut mixture and toss gently to coat well. Pour mixture into shallow baking pans; bake 1 hour 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep coated. Can be prepared ahead and stored in air-tight containers up to 1 month.
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