Parmesan Cheese Chex® Mix

15 minute recipe! Create a special snack mix with microwave popcorn, bite size squares cereal and cheese-flavored crackers.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

1
bag (3.5 oz) microwave popcorn (from 10.5-oz box)
3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
4
cups cheese-flavored crackers
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Microwave popcorn as directed on bag.
  • 2 In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix cereals, crackers and popcorn. Drizzle with butter; seal bag. Shake until evenly coated.
  • 3 Add cheese; seal bag. Shake until evenly coated.

Expert Tips

This is a good snack for kids to take in the car. Seal small portions in snack-size resealable plastic bags to have ready for those trips to the pool or grocery store.

Choose from the wide variety of cheese crackers: square white or yellow Cheddar cheese crackers, fish-shaped crackers and cheese-flavored twists are just a few.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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.