From spicy and crunchy to sweet and salty, snack mixes are an easy-to-grab offering your guests are sure to love. The best part? Most recipes can be prepared in advance (and simply tossed in a bowl when your party begins!) One thing is for sure, there’s no shortage of recipes to choose from. Below, we’ve rounded up seven of our favorite snack mix recipes for easy entertaining.
Mexican Spice Cheese Crackers
Take your plain cheese crackers to the next level with this recipe by The Cookie Rookie. All you’ll need is a packet of taco seasoning, some cilantro, and 20 minutes of time to completely transform these classic crackers into something flavorful and delicious.
Honey Nut Cluster & Sweet Potato Chip Snack Mix
Complete with nut clusters (reminiscent of chunky granola) and coconut oil, this recipe by Heartbeet Kitchen brings a natural sweetness to an otherwise savory snack mix. And who wouldn’t love a mix with sweet potato chips?
Sweet & Salty Cranberry Snack Mix
Serve up this sweet and salty recipe by The Creative Bite and your friends won’t be able to get enough. Made with buttery cinnamon Chex Mix, yogurt-covered pretzels, dried cranberries, and mixed nuts, this snack mix couldn’t be easier to pull off.
Wasabi Pea & Bacon-Fat Popcorn Mix
Turns out, bacon fat and popcorn are a match made in heaven. This recipe by How Sweet Eats uses bacon fat to season the popcorn, giving this snack mix an extra pop of flavor. Toss in some pretzels, peanuts, wasabi peas, and crackers, and you’ll have a grab-worthy combination.
Birthday Cake Snack Mix
In less than 20 minutes, you can whip up this birthday-inspired snack mix by Something Swanky. Made with pretzels, popcorn, and real brownie pieces, this snack is sure to leave your guests wanting more.
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Snack Mix
Freeze-dried strawberries and chunks of dark chocolate are the stars of this snack mix recipe by The Healthy Maven. Once your guests taste the sunflower seeds, almonds, and cashews, they’ll be lining up for more.
Ranch Slow Cooker Chex Mix
This party snack by Oh, Sweet Basil is loaded with crackers, cereal, peanuts, and pretzels. Once all the ingredients have been tossed in a slow cooker, mix a ranch seasoning packet with a little sugar and Karo syrup to create that perfect crunchy coating.