15 Minutes!

Margarita Chex® Fiesta Mix

Salt, lime and a dash of tequila provide authentic margarita flavor to this adult snack mix. Olé!

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:20 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Ingredients
4cups Corn Chex® cereal
3cups Rice Chex® cereal
2cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1cup mixed nuts
1cup bite-size pretzel twists
1/2cup butter or margarine
2tablespoons tequila
2teaspoons seasoned salt
1/4teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2envelopes instant margarita mix (from 3 1/3-oz package)
1cup dried cranberries or cherries
Tips
You can use 9 cups of Corn Chex® or Rice Chex® instead of a combination of the three cereals.
Make this mix family-friendly by substituting 2 tablespoons lime juice for the tequila.
For a touch of whimsy, rub the rim of a very large margarita glass with a cut lime. Dip the rim in coarse salt, and present the snack mix in the glass.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, nuts and pretzels; set aside.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in tequila, seasoned salt, red pepper and dry margarita mix. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 390mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 8g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 30Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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