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Cheese Head Chex Mix®

Cheese Head Chex Mix®
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 28
Editorial director Jeff Nowak shares this hearty Cheddar Chex Mix® snack recipe inspired by his favorite football team. “As a fan who bleeds green and gold, I had to create a signature snack to serve for the Big Game,” says Jeff.
Updated February 2, 2011


  • 1 bag (15 oz) Chex Mix® Cheddar snack mix
  • 2 cups sourdough pretzel nibblers
  • 1 can (6 oz) smoked almonds
  • 9 oz hard salami, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 1 package (8 oz) Cheddar cheese cubes (about 1 1/2 cups)


  • 1
    Combine first 3 ingredients in large serving bowl. Just before serving toss in the salami and cheese cubes.
  • 2
    Serve immediately, refrigerate remaining.

  • If you’re throwing a green and gold game-day party, consider adding green food coloring to the beer served with Cheese Head Chex Mix®.
  • Cheese Head Chex Mix® is perfect for tailgating. Combine all the dry ingredients at home and take the salami and cheese along in individual plastic bags. Mix in when you arrive at the stadium.
  • The perfect pairing for this hearty Cheese Head Chex Mix® is an ice cold beer! If you’re a purist, any Wisconsin brewed beer is ideal.

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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