Bacon Blooming Onion Chex Mix®

Spicy bacon and onion flavors in an easy to make Chex mix®.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

1
bag (8.75 oz) Chex Mix® traditional snack mix
2
containers (2.8 oz each) French-fried onions
1/2
cup crumbled cooked bacon
1/4
cup butter, melted
1
teaspoon ancho chile powder
3/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix snack mix, French-fried onions and bacon. In small bowl, mix melted butter and remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over snack mixture; toss to coat.
  • 3 Spread mixture on ungreased 15x10-inch pan. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

If you like spicier flavors, try chipotle chile powder in place of ancho.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.