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Original Chex™ Party Mix

original chex™ party mix Snack
Original Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24

An all-time favorite, this classic recipe belongs in your recipe collection! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

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 or margarine
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2
teaspoons seasoned salt
3/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • Chex Mix® hit the party scene in 1955 and has been a favorite TV snack mix ever since.
  • To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.
  • For just 2 grams of fat and 90 calories per serving, decrease butter to 3 tablespoons, omit mixed nuts and use fat-free bagel chips.
  • Need clever gift wrapping ideas for this 15-minute recipe? Check out Mix & Mingle with Chex® Party Mix.
  • Heat oven to 250°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in cereal mixture until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • If this classic Chex Mix recipe isn’t in your recipe box yet, it’s long overdue! The ultimate game day and holiday snack, this recipe is dangerously delicious. If you’re making it for the holidays, don’t let everyone fill up before the meal! Feel free to freeze this recipe two weeks ahead of time to help ease the kitchen workload over the holidays — even though it only takes 15 minutes to throw together, you have other recipes to worry about! If you’re attending a get-together, consider packing it up in a cute container as a thank you to your host. And for more ideas to round out the party, check out the rest of Betty’s recipes for salty snacks.

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