Backyard BBQ Chex® Mix

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5 cups Corn Chex® cereal
4 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
2 cups restaurant style Caesar croutons
1 cup dark rye chips
1 cup smoke flavored almonds
1/3 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon liquid smoke
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Preparation Directions

1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, croutons, chips and almonds.
2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered for 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in dressing, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated. In small bowl, mix onion powder, garlic salt and pepper. Sprinkle over cereal mixture; toss to evenly coat.
3. Microwave uncovered on High for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Tips Go ahead and add some beef jerky to the mix! Stir in 1 cup coarsely chopped beef jerky after microwaving the mix. To make it easier, use a kitchen scissors to cut the jerky into small pieces.