Chex Mix My Way

"I use Crispex cereal because it both rice and corn Chex so I only have to buy one box to make the mix. I also have increased the 'sauce' by about 50% compared to the original Chex Mix recipe for a little added zip. We have come to prefer double seasoning. Those amounts are in the parenthesis."
 
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photo by Jonathan Melendez
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photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
Ready In:
1hr 10mins
Ingredients:
6
Serves:
18
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ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted (8 Tbls)
  • 2 teaspoons Lawry's Seasoned Salt (3 tsp)
  • 7 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce (9 tsp or 3 Tbls)
  • 8 cups Crispix cereal (1 box)
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1 cup small pretzels
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directions

  • Combine melted butter, seasoned salt and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Place cereal, nuts and pretzels in a roasting pan.
  • Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture stirring constantly to coat.
  • Place in preheated 250°F oven and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container or resealable plastic bag.

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Reviews

  1. five plus addie
    I have been making this for years too & here are some additions that might help for those that thought it needed something more. 1 Tsp garlic powder, sub about 1/2 of the butter for bacon grease, and (i know this sounds weird) but about 1 tsp of poultry seasoning. This should really add a nice zip!
     
  2. zaar junkie
    This was my first attempt at a homemade chex mix and I think it turned out well. The predominate flavor of this mix is butter and it wasn't as flavorful as I would have liked. It was tasty, but could have been better. In reading the opening comments, I should have added the extra sauce as mentioned. After everything cooled, I added a medium bag of peanut m&ms and that was a nice addition. Thanks for posting, I'll definitely make this again with extra seasonings next time.
     
  3. Jonathan Melendez
    Followed this recipe to the letter and it came out perfect. It was a great snack mix for a small gathering I had. Everyone loved it!
     
  4. Camden's Mom
    This has terrific flavor! I used the "extra sauce" recipe and Crispix and it came out great. I thought the idea of adding some garlic and onion powder sounded like a good idea, but what I had was garlic and onion salt. I used them anyway, but the mix came out on the salty side. No stars off for that, though, because that's completely on me. Next time I will use the powder forms, since I do think the flavor is right on. Thanks for posting!
     
  5. Stephanie S.
    So good. I had some rice chex and wheat chex that were open and needed to be used up, so I used what I had of them and then addex some cheerios to make the 8 cups. I served these in bowls around my house for our football party and they were a hit. There was none left. This worked perfect for me to use up my small bits of cereal, I'm goingto keep this recipe close so I can "clean out my cereal cupboard again" Thank you for sharing you recipe with us.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Camden's Mom
    Adding 1/2 teaspoon each of garlic and onion POWDER gives it a little more depth of flavor. DON'T make the same mistake I made the first time and use garlic and onion SALT. Flavor was great, but on the salty side. (And I like salty so that's saying something!)
     
  2. amydietrichmark
    This was pretty tasty. I used steak sauce instead of worcestershire (vegetarian friendly option). It wasn't extremely flavorful, I think I would take the author's suggestion of upping the "sauce" next time.
     
  3. cookingcoder
    I use Orville Redenbacher's buttery flavor popcorn oil in place of butter for it has 0g trans fat.
     

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