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Bacon Blooming Onion Chex Mix®

Bacon Blooming Onion Chex Mix®
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12
Spicy bacon and onion flavors in an easy to make Chex mix®.
Updated October 3, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (8.75 oz) Chex Mix® traditional snack mix
  • 2 containers (2.8 oz each) French-fried onions
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix snack mix, French-fried onions and bacon. In small bowl, mix melted butter and remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over snack mixture; toss to coat.
  • 3
    Spread mixture on ungreased 15x10-inch pan. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

  • If you like spicier flavors, try chipotle chile powder in place of ancho.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
490mg
20%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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