Spiced Nuts and Chex® Mix

Chili powder and red pepper spice up a party-perfect mix that's ready for munching in 15 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
can (11.5 oz) mixed nuts
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereal and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

You can use your favorite combo of Chex® cereals that adds up to 6 cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.