The Original Chex™ Party Mix

The Original Chex™ Party Mix

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Still great after all these years! Chex™ Party Mix has been a party favorite for over 50 years.

Grab these items...

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

Steps, Tips & Nutrition

Steps

  • 1In 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.
  • 2Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

tips

  • Substitution: The original recipe includes Corn Chex™, Rice Chex™ and Wheat Chex™. You can mix and match to suit your taste—just use a total of 9 cups of cereal.
  • Healthy: To reduce the fat to 2 grams and the calories to 80 per serving, use 3 tablespoons margarine instead of the 6 tablespoons butter, omit mixed nuts and use fat-free bagel chips.
  • Presentation/Garnish: Make enough of this favorite mix to package up as gifts for special friends—it’s so good and always a welcome surprise!

Nutrition

Serving Size: Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 280mg; Total Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g); Protein 3g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 30%
Exchanges: 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Carbohydrate Choice
MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 0 oz-eq Meat & Beans
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes: 24 servings

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