Tex-Mex Snack Mix

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Preserving Method: Non-Preserving

  1. LAYER crackers, cereal, nuts and beef jerky into a quart jar in the order listed. Adjust cap.
  2. CREATE recipe card for preparing Tex-Mex Snack Mix (see recipe below). Tie recipe card around the neck of the jar with ribbon or raffia. Makes base for one recipe of Tex-Mex Snack Mix.
Tex-Mex Snack Mix
Makes about 5 servings (1/3 cup per serving)
  1. 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  2. 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  3. 1 tsp hot pepper sauce
  4. 1 tsp southwest seasoning
  5. 1 (32 oz) quart glass preserving jar with lid and band or other air-tight storage container
  6. PREHEAT oven to 250º F. Empty contents of jar into a medium bowl, stirring to combine. Set aside.
  7. MELT butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce and southwest seasoning. Pour butter mixture over dry ingredients, stirring to coat evenly.
  8. SPREAD mixture in a single layer on a 9-x 13-inch pan. Bake at 250º F for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. When baking is complete, remove pan from oven. Cool. Store in a quart jars or other air-tight storage containers.