January 3, 2024

Easy Ranch Snack Mix


This ranch snack mix is great for parties or a quick, delicious snack. While store-bought versions exist, making your own at home is so much better. Pre-made mixes may have additives and making your own lets you avoid them entirely. Homemade versions are also fresher since you can use newly opened packages and control storage time.

The great thing about snack mixes lies in their simplicity to make at home, with endless possibilities for flavors. Whether you prefer salty, sweet, spicy, or a mix of these, there’s something for everyone. This snack mix pairs perfectly with any other bite-sized crackers or cereals that you enjoy.


  • 1 package (12 ounces) miniature pretzels
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) Bugles
  • 1 can (10 ounces) salted cashews.
  • 1 package (6 ounces) bite-size cheddar cheese fish crackers
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • ¾ cups avocado or olive oil


  • In two large bowls, combine the pretzels, Bugles, cashews, and crackers
  • Sprinkle with dressing mix
  • Toss gently to combine
  • Drizzle with oil
  • Toss until well coated
  • Store in airtight containers

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close up shot of a ranch snack mix containing pretzels, cereal and crackers