Homemade Party Mix Recipe

Use our simple recipe to recreate the iconic party mix at home and then customize it.

Set out a bowl of homemade party mix for your guests during football season. It’s easy to make and even easier to customize with your favourite ingredients.

Basic Party Mix Recipe
Serves: 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy

4 slices rye bread, cut into 2 1/2-centimetre (1-inch) squares
1500 mL (6 cups) corn party mix cereal
100 mL (4 cups) wheat party mix cereal
625 mL (2 1/2 cups) pretzels or pretzel pieces
500 mL (2 cups) peanuts
375 mL (1 1/2 cup) toasted almonds
250 mL (1 cup) butter, melted
30 mL (2 tbsp) Worcestershire sauce
15 mL (1 tbsp) salt
7 mL (1/2 tbsp) black pepper
7 mL (1 1/2 tsp) garlic powder
2 mL (1/2 tsp) cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 160 C (325 F)
  2. In a roasting pan, mix the bread, cereals, pretzels and nuts together
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Coat the cereal mixture with the butter mixture, tossing with a spatula to coat
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally
  5. Allow to cool and serve immediately

Add-in Suggestions
Once the basic mixture is cooked and cooled, throw in some of your favourite ingredients like:

  • Dried cranberries
  • Frosted cereal
  • Candy coated chocolate pieces
  • Candy coated peanut butter candies
  • Wheat crisps
  • Granola
  • Malted milk balls
  • Spicy crunchy cheese curls
  • Mini peanut butter sandwich crackers
  • Cheese-filled pretzels
    Corn chips


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