Italian Cheesy Chex® Mix

Italian Cheesy Chex® Mix

With crisp cereal squares, pretzels, crackers and roasted soy nuts, crunchy snack mix gets zest from Italian seasoning and balsamic vinegar.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

20

servings

3
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
3
cups Rice Chex® cereal
1
cup pretzel nuggets
2
cups small cheese-flavor crackers
1
cup salted roasted soy nuts
1/2
cup olive oil
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
teaspoons garlic salt
3
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, crackers and soy nuts.
  2. In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic salt and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  3. Bake about 30 minutes, stirring twice, until toasted. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to coat. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
In place of the Italian seasoning, you can use 1 1/2 teaspoons each of dried basil leaves and dried oregano leaves.
Look for soy nuts with the other snack nuts or by the healthy snacks. The pretzel nuggets are available in several flavors. Choose your favorite.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1/2 Cup))
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.