Father's Day Snack: Spicy Snack Mix

We made breakfast for mom on Mother's Day, let's make dad a snack to munch on while watching baseball! Dad in this house loves spicy and crunchy, so this snack mix is a winner. Jar it up for Grandpa too! You can customize the mix to include items you love, we've changed this recipe over time as well. 


  • 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Tony Chachere's (or seasoned salt) - Smile Link
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons hot sauce (we used Yellowbird Habanero sauce)
  • 3 cups Corn Chex - Smile Link
  • 3 cups Rice Chex - Smile Link
  • 2 cups pretzels - Smile Link
  • 2 cups oyster crackers
  • 1 cup nuts (we used dry roasted peanuts)
  • 2 cups cheese crackers

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Step 1

Heat oven to 250 Melt butter Remove from heat and mix in Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, and hot sauce

Step 2

Pour all of the rest of the ingredients into a large bowl

Step 3

Step 4

Mix them all up

Step 5

Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture and mix it well

Step 6

Split the snack mix between 2 lined sheet pans Bake at 250 for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes

Step 7

Jar it up and give it to Dad!