Smoky Chex Mix

Named for the Great Smoky Mountains that rise along the North Carolina-Tennessee border, the smoky flavor of this mix makes for a truly unique taste treat.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24

5
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
4
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
12
cups pretzel sticks
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1
tablespoon garlic-pepper seasoning
1
tablespoon liquid smoke
2
cups roasted smoke flavor almonds

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and pretzels.
  • 2 In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 to 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in pepper seasoning and liquid smoke. Pour over cereal mixture; toss to evenly coat.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute until cereal begins to lightly brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Stir in almonds. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Liquid smoke, made by condensing the vapors from burning wet wood chips (usually hickory), is found adjacent to barbecue sauces in the supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
530mg
530%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.