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Original Chex® Party Mix

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24
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An all-time favorite, this classic recipe belongs in your recipe collection!

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup mixed nuts
1
cup bite-size pretzels
1
cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular-size bagel chips, broken into 1-inch pieces
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2
teaspoons seasoned salt
3/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder

Directions

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 2 Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Chex Mix® hit the party scene in 1955 and has been a favorite TV snack mix ever since.

To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.

For just 2 grams of fat and 90 calories per serving, decrease butter to 3 tablespoons, omit mixed nuts and use fat-free bagel chips.

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Heat oven to 250°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in cereal mixture until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
25%
25%
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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