Rosemary and Thyme Cocktail Chex™ Party Mix

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18 Servings
A sophisticated, seasoned and herbed mix of Corn and Rice Chex™ cereals, mixed nuts and bite-size crackers, perfect for serving at a holiday cocktail party.
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 3 cups Corn Chex™ Cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 3 cups Rice Chex™ Cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 container (10.3 oz) mixed nuts (about 2 cups)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup bite-size wheat crackers (from 8-oz box)
Nutrition
  • 1 Serving: Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 110); Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 180mg; Potassium 130mg; Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 4g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 20%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch, 2 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choices: 1
Preparation
  1. Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, add cereals and mixed nuts.
  2. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High 20 to 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in garlic salt, onion powder, thyme and rosemary; pour onto cereal and nut mixture. Stir mixture thoroughly to evenly coat.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 6 minutes, stirring after every minute, until well coated and slightly toasted. Spread on cookie sheet to cool, about 15 minutes.
  4. Transfer to large serving bowl; stir in crackers.
Tips
  • Store in covered container at room temperature.
  • Your favorite combination of salted nuts will work in place of the mixed nuts in this recipe.