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Original Chex Party Mix™ Snack Bar

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Original Chex Party Mix™ Snack Bar
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24
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Updated Mar 19, 2015

Ingredients

Party Mix

  • 3 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1 cup bite-size pretzels
  • 1 cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular-size bagel chips, broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Mix-ins and Toppings, as desired

  • Roasted chickpeas
  • Sriracha sauce
  • Cheese cubes (pepper Jack or Cheddar)
  • Bacon chunks
  • Cheese crackers
  • Popcorn (sea salt or Cheddar)
  • Cubed hard salami
  • Corn chips
  • French-fried onions
  • Smoked almonds
  • Pepitas
  • Cheese puffs
  • Potato chips (salt and vinegar or chive and onion)

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 2
    Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.
  • 3
    To serve, place party mix in large bowl, and place mix-ins in individual bowls for party guests to customize their own snack mixes.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chex Mix™ hit the party scene in 1955 and has been a favorite TV snack mix ever since.
  • tip 2
    To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead, and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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