Check out this oh-my-goodness-good Crock Pot Parmesan Ranch Party Mix! It is amazing!
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5 from 3 votes

Crock Pot Parmesan Ranch Party Mix

This Crock Pot Parmesan Ranch Party Mix was an instant hit!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Author: Aunt Lou


  • 1 c butter sliced
  • 2 oz ranch dressing mix (2-1 oz packets, 3 if you want more of a ranch flavor)
  • 4 c rice Chex cereal
  • 4 c wheat Chex cereal
  • 1 c cashews
  • 1 c peanuts
  • 4 c pretzels
  • 1/2 c fresh grated parmesan


  • Melt your butter in a saucepan on your stove
  • Add ranch dressing mixes to your butter and stir until well combined (there will be some thicker mixture at the bottom, but do the best you can)
  • Put your cereals, nuts and pretzels in your crock pot and gently mix until they are mixed up really well
  • Pour half of your butter mixture and half of your fresh grated parmesan evenly across the top of your cereal mixture
  • Stir gently until well distributed
  • Pour your remaining butter mixture and cheese evenly across your cereal mixture
  • Gently stir again until all pieces are well coated
  • Cook UNCOVERED for 2-3 hours on high, stirring occasionally
  • Once your Crock Pot Parmesan Ranch Party Mix is glazed lay out on parchment paper to cool
  • When it has cooled completely, store in an air tight container until serving