Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Beer Nuts Chex Mix

Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Beer Nuts Chex Mix

The sweetness of brown ale enhances the spicy flavor of this addicting snack mix from the great beer-producing state of Wisconsin.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

20

servings

4
cups Corn Chex® cereal
4
cups Rice Chex® cereal
2
cups pretzel nuggets
1 1/2
cups beer nuts
1/2
cup brown ale beer
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, pretzels and nuts.
  2. In 4-cup microwavable measuring cup, place ale. Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until reduced to 1/4 cup. Stir in brown sugar, butter, chili powder, salt and red pepper. Microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 6 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Beer nuts (which don’t contain any beer) have a sweet-and-salty glaze that makes them go well with a cold beer. A perfect addition to this pub-style snack!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.