Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

My version of the traditional Chex party mix. This is a favorite among my nieces and nephews.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups Rice Chex, divided into 2 pans
  • 4 cups Corn Chex, divided into 2 pans
  • 4 cups Wheat Chex, divided into 2 pans
  • 4 cups small classic shaped pretzels, divided into 2 pans
  • 2 cups Cheez-It crackers, divided into 2 pans
  • 2 cups Cheerios toasted oat cereal, divided into 2 pans
  • 2 cups peanuts, divided into 2 pans

  • 12 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
  • 6 teaspoons Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Using two 9 x 13-inch pans, divide up the Rice Chex cereal, Corn Chex cereal, Wheat Chex cereal, pretzels, Cheez-It crackers, Cheerios, and peanuts between the two pans.
  3. Toss the ingredients in each pan to mix well.
  4. In a small saucepan, melt the margarine and butter.
  5. Add the Worcestershire sauce, season salt, and garlic powder.
  6. Stir until homogeneous in appearance.
  7. Spoon some of the sauce between the two pans.
  8. Toss the cereal to coat evenly.
  9. Always restir your sauce before spooning over the cereal as it will begin to separate.
  10. Repeat the spooning/tossing process until all of the sauce has been evenly distributed over the cereal mixture in both pans.
  11. Bake the cereal mixture for 1 hour, tossing the mixture every 10 to 15 minutes.
  12. Before removing the pans from the oven, make sure you don't have any'wet' cereal remaining.
  13. If this is the case, continue baking for several minutes until the cereal mixture is completely dried.
  14. Cool.
  15. Store in a sealed container or in gallon freezer bags.
Most Helpful

Aunt Caryn I love your party mix! When you are hungary for a snack my aunt Caryn's party mix is exactly what you are looking for!!

Aimsie June 19, 2003

This is the best recipe of this kind that I have tasted! I made it twice, and halved the recipe both times. Everyone devoured it! Thanks, Caryn!

Tisherself March 31, 2009

thanks caryn this beats any bagged party mix and got great reviews from the family and friends during the holidays

sexygrneyes777 February 20, 2008