Hot and Zingy Chex Mix

"Not your folks' Chex snack mix. Another winner from the Chex cereal company."
 
Hot and Zingy Chex Mix created by Susie D
Ready In:
1hr 10mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
22
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ingredients

  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup pretzel
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 -3 teaspoons red pepper sauce
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1 cup bite-size cheese crackers
  • 14 cup margarine or 1/4 cup butter (not spread or tub product)
  • 1 14 teaspoons seasoning salt
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directions

  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Melt margarine in large roasting pan in oven.
  • Stir in seasonings.
  • Gradually stir in remaining ingredients until evenly coated.
  • Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Spread on paper towels to cool.
  • Store in airtight container.

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  1. LonghornMama
    Good! I used Penzeys seasoned salt and 2 Tbl. Cholula hot sauce. It could have definitely been hotter, so I may try sriracha next time. Used additional Chex cereal instead of nuts. Today my goal is to clear out all of the cereal in my pantry:) Thanks for sharing the recipe!
     
  2. LonghornMama
    Good! I used Penzeys seasoned salt and 2 Tbl. Cholula hot sauce. It could have definitely been hotter, so I may try sriracha next time. Used additional Chex cereal instead of nuts. Today my goal is to clear out all of the cereal in my pantry:) Thanks for sharing the recipe!
     
  3. Susie D
    This was nicely zesty and stored well. I did add a teaspoon of wasabi powder & used whole cashews in the first batch. The second I used dry roasted peanuts. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
     
  4. Susie D
    Hot and Zingy Chex Mix Created by Susie D
  5. Heavens Kitchen
    This was good. I think I'd cut down on the seasoning salt next time (I used Lawry's). It was just a little too salty for me. Just a little! I took some reviewer suggestions and increased the butter a bit (I used 3/4 stick) and added 1/4 tsp each of garlic powder and onion powder. I also had this ready in no time by using the microwave method of making Chex Mix. I melted the butter and spices in a large bowl in the microwave and then just stirred in all ingredients to coat. Then, I microwaved the mix one minute at a time, stirring after each minute, until it was crisp. It only took about 3 minutes, so this was a super fast snack to make! Good recipe.
     

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