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Original Chex Mix

This Original Homemade Chex Mix Recipe Is So Quick And Easy To Make, And So Addictingly Delicious That You Won't Be Able To Stop Snacking On It!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 minutes
Cooling Time10 minutes
Total Time14 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, chex, snacks
Servings: 8 Cups
Calories: 232kcal



Making Chex Mix In The Microwave

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, mix together the corn Chex, rice Chex, mixed nuts, pretzels, and Cheez-It crackers.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter. Stir in the Worcestershire, seasoned salt, garlic powder, and onion powder. Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • Microwave uncovered on high for 4-5 minutes, stirring every minute. Watch carefully to prevent burning. Spread on paper towels or parchment to cool, then store in an airtight container.

Making Chex Mix In The Oven

  • Follow steps 1 & 2 above to prepare your original chex mix for baking
  • Preheat your oven to 250 degrees F
  • Spread your chex mix evenly into a roasting pan
  • Bake the chex mix for 1 hour
  • Stir the chex mix every 15 minutes to prevent the mix from burning
  • Let the chex mix cool for 10-15 minutes


Nutrition information will vary based on the ingredients and brands you use in your mix. 


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 627mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 742IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 7mg