Spicy Chipotle Chex Mix

Chipotles and chili powder add a smoky, spicy kick to this snack mix.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 26

Ingredients

4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup pretzel sticks
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
teaspoons ground chipotle chile pepper
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, pretzels and nuts.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in pepper, chili powder and salt. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil. Sprinkle with cheese. Let cool completely. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Go ahead, add some bite-size cheese crackers to this mix - about 1 cup would be just enough! These crackers come in a wide variety of flavors.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.