Gold Nuggets Chex Mix

The cheesy puffed corn in this mix is reminiscent of the gold nuggets that make Nevada the leading gold-producing state in the nation.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

6
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups sourdough pretzel nuggets
2
cups bite-size cheese crackers
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
cups cheese puffcorn
1
tablespoon nacho Cheddar popcorn seasoning

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels and crackers.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High 30 to 40 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal mixture; stir to distribute thoroughly. Microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • 3 Stir in puffcorn. Add popcorn seasoning; toss to coat cereal mixture. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Bite-size cubes of Cheddar cheese would be a great addition to this snack mix.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.