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Parmesan Garlic Snack Mix

Here’s a cereal snack mix bursting with the flavors of Parmesan cheese and garlic. Perfect for Super Bowl snacking.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Appetizers, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, game snacks
Servings: 6
Calories: 436kcal


  • 4 cups chex-style cereal any variety
  • 2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 2 cups small crackers
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/4-1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with foil; set aside.
  • Mix the cereal, pretzels and crackers in a large bowl.
  • Melt the butter either in the microwave or stovetop. Add the garlic powder to the butter and stir to combine.
  • Drizzle the butter mixture evenly over cereal mixture. Stir well, making sure the pieces are coated with the garlic butter.
  • Stir in desired amount of cheese. Spread out on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, stirring midway between the cooking.
  • Alternately, the snack mix may be placed in a slow cooker set on high. Cook for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Turn slow cooker to warm setting and serve mix directly from the pot.


Serving: 1person | Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 814mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 831IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 15mg