Chesapeake Bay Snack Mix

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
12 cups

Old Bay Seasoning adds a spicy kick to this party-ready snack mix.


  • 6 cups crisp corn, rice cereal, such as Crispix or Chex

  • 3 cups thin pretzel sticks

  • 3 cups oyster crackers

  • 2 cups roasted unsalted peanuts

  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons hot-pepper sauce, such as Tabasco


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a roasting pan, combine cereal, pretzels, crackers, and peanuts. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay, lemon juice, and hot-pepper sauce. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture and stir until ingredients are completely coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Transfer mixture to two rimmed baking sheets to cool completely.

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