Mexican Chex® Mix

Have a crowd of munchers to satisfy? Make this festive snack mix in minutes for a fiesta with no baking required!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 52

1
bag (3.5 oz) butter-flavor microwave popcorn, popped
8
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
4
cups corn chips
2
cups bite-size cheese crackers
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix

  • 1 Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix popcorn, cereal, corn chips and crackers. Drizzle with melted butter.
  • 2 Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add cheese and taco seasoning mix. Seal bag and shake until well coated.

Expert Tips

If you don't have a really big food-storage bag on hand, you can use a very large (8-quart) bowl, a roaster or stockpot to make this mix.

Bite-size cheese crackers aren't just square! You can use the fun animal shapes available.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.