Party Snack Mix

A little bit of salt, a little bit of heat, a lot of satisfying crunch: this winning party mix gets an extra kick from hot pepper sauce and garlic.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24

4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
2
cups small pretzel sticks
2
cups Spanish peanuts or mixed nuts
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzel sticks and peanuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix butter, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, salt and garlic powder. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally. Cool 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

For variety, make this mix with fun-shaped pretzels instead of the pretzel sticks.

Serve this tasty mixture in a pretty basket lined with a colorful paper napkin or make individual servings in clear cellophone bags.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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.