Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Microwave Snack Mix

2 (1-oz.) envelopes Ranch dressing mix

cup vegetable oil

3 cups crisp oatmeal cereal squares

3 cups corn-and-rice cereal

3  cups crisp wheat cereal squares

2 cups pretzel sticks

1 cup dried cherries

1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces


Click HERE for photo. Whisk together Ranch dressing mix and vegetable oil in a large microwave-safe glass bowl. Stir in oatmeal cereal squares and next 3 ingredients. Microwave mixture at HIGH 2 minutes, and stir well. Microwave at HIGH 2 more minutes, and stir well. Spread mixture in a single layer on wax paper, and let cool 30 minutes. Add cherries and candy pieces. Store in an airtight container up to 5 days. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Quaker Essentials Oatmeal Squares for crisp oatmeal cereal squares, Crispix for corn-and-rice cereal, and Wheat Chex for wheat cereal squares.