The big game is coming up and adding John Wm. Macy's CheeseCrisps to salty snacks will kick up the delicious food several notches. When it's time to entertain for other times of the year, or you just feel like a salty snack while watching your favorite movie, use these recipes for a different taste:
1. Lime Crisps Mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix 2 cups each of potato chips, John Wm. Macy's CheeseCrisps, corn chips and cheese puffs together. Spread the mixture out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle the mixture with 1 teaspoon each of garlic powder, paprika and cayenne pepper. Spread the zest of six limes and the juice of 1 lime evenly over the mixture. Bake the mix at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!
2. Sea Cracker Snack Mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix 2 ½ cups potato chips, 2 ½ cups John Wm. Macy's Cheddar Rosemary CheeseCrisps, 2 cups oyster crackers, 2 cups pretzel sticks, 2 cups fish-shaped cheese crackers in a bowl. Melt ½ stick of butter. Mix 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning into the butter. Drizzle the butter over the mixture and mix well. Spread the mix out on a parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Bake the mixture at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 minutes. Stir. Bake for 13 minutes. Serve in large bowls and let your guests dig in.
3. Pizza Crisp Mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spread ¼ pound sliced pepperoni slices on a baking sheet and bake them for 15 minutes. Transfer them to paper towels to drain the grease. In a bowl, mix 1 cup pita chips, 1 cup John Wm. Macy's Melting Romano CheeseCrisps, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 teaspoons minced parsley, 2 teaspoons minced oregano, and 2 teaspoons basil. Spread the mixture out on a parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes and then stir in the pepperoni. Add a topping section on the side to let people add what they desire: olives, onions, and assorted vegetables. Any pizza lover will love this mix!
4. Spicy Curry Mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Toss 2 cups puffed rice, 2 cups John Wm. Macy's Sesame Gruyère CheeseCrisps, 2 cups crisp rice cereal, 1 ½ cups cashews, 1 cup of coconut flakes, ½ stick melted butter, 2 teaspoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon curry powder, a large pinch (or more) of cayenne pepper and ½ teaspoon of salt together. Spread the mixture out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake the mixture at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Place the mixture in a bowl and add 1 cup chopped dried mango. This spicy mix will surely give your gathering a pleasant kick.
5. Salt-n-Sweet Mix
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Stir together ½ cup dark corn syrup, 1 stick butter, 1 cup dark brown sugar, teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon salt in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat and boil for 1 minute. Add ½ teaspoon baking soda and remove from the heat. Mix 1 cup Chex cereal, 1 cup oyster crackers, 1 cup John Wm. Macy's Asiago and Cheddar CheeseCrisps, 2 cups mini pretzels and 1 cup mixed nuts (or all one kind if you prefer) together. Mix the liquid mixture with the chip mixture. Spread the mixture out on an oiled baking sheet. Make sure the mixture is spread evenly so it doesn't burn. Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, stirring every 10 to 15 minutes. Let cool and serve.
Visit John Wm. Macy's Family Bakery
Visit John Wm. Macy's Family Bakery to order your favorite flavors of CheeseSticks, CheeseCrisps and SweetSticks. Use the recipes above or create your own recipes based on your game day snacks. If you prefer to dip your CheeseSticks or CheeseCrisps, make some homemade dips, including guacamole, garlic-herb dip, hot crab dip, bleu cheese dip, buffalo dip, mustard beer dip and bacon jalapeno dip.