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Cajun Spiced Snack Mix in telephone bags with red and white ribbons.
Cajun Spiced Snack Mix
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
This snack can get pretty spicy! So, customize it to your spice level by adjusting how much of the Cajun or Creole seasoning you use. No Cajun seasoning on hand - no problem! I've got you covered - you can make your own!
Course: Appetizers/Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Holiday Favorites, Great Snacks, Individual Servings, Make Ahead
Servings: 10 cups
Calories: 585 kcal
Author: The Blue Jean Chef, Meredith Laurence
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 2 cups mini wheat thin crackers
  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 2 cups mini pretzels
  • 4 cups plain popcorn

  • Cajun Seasoning:
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  1. Pre-heat air fryer to 370ºF.
  2. Combine the melted butter and Cajun spice in a small bowl.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the crackers, peanuts, pretzels, and popcorn. Pour the butter over the mixed snacks and toss evenly to coat the mixture.
  4. Air-fry the snack mix two batches. Place half of the snack mix in the air fryer basket and air-fry for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly toasted. Toss the basket several times throughout the process for even cooking.
  5. Transfer the snack mix to a cookie sheet and cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to one week, or place in gift bags with tags and ribbons for gift giving.
Nutrition Facts
Cajun Spiced Snack Mix
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 585 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 1171mg49%
Potassium 294mg8%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1165IU23%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.