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University of Texas Taco Chex™ Party Mix

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University of Texas Taco Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 32
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Cheer on those Longhorns with this easy-to-make burnt orange snack mix—perfect for tailgating, or any UT party. Hook ‘em Horns!
Updated Sep 7, 2020

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 4 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups bite-size cheese crackers
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cut into tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 4 cups cheese popcorn
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and crackers.
  • 2
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in taco seasoning mix until blended. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir in popcorn. Store covered at room temperature.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Try Old El Paso™ hot and spicy taco seasoning mix for extra spice in the snack mix.
  • tip 2
    You can use 8 cups Corn Chex™ cereal or 8 cups Rice Chex™ cereal instead of a combination of the two.

Nutrition

60 Calories, 2 1/2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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