Tex Chex Mix

Tex Chex Mix

Spices, corn nuts and tortilla chips add flavor and heat to our Texas-inspired snack mix.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

28

servings

3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
3
cups Rice Chex® cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1
cup bite-size pretzel twists
1
cup crunchy toasted corn kernel nuts
1/3
cup butter or margarine
2
teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
2
cups regular or nacho flavored tortilla chips, broken into 1-inch pieces
  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, peanuts, pretzels and corn kernel nuts.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after each minute. Stir in tortilla chips. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
Makes 28 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
Check out the wide variety of flavored almonds and peanuts now available at the grocery store. Substitute any one of these for the peanuts in this mix.
Corn chips or chili and cheese flavored corn chips can be used in place of the tortilla chips.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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.