|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 16 Portions (16 Servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 12g||16%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||12%|
|Total Carbohydrate 9g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This version of Chex Party Mix is called "Real Original" because it is based on the recipe taken directly off the back of a 1950s Chex cereal box. The updated, modern-day Chex Mix recipe contains pretzels and bagel chips.
The original recipe suggests you use margarine instead of butter. As some people prefer the taste of butter and it's an acceptable substitute for the margarine here, whichever you decide to use is entirely up to you.
This classic snack mix will be welcomed at any party. Serve it with other snack mixes for a great spread. The combination of peanuts, pretzels, and crisp cereal squares in a seasoned butter or margarine sauce is really delicious.
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Gather the ingredients.
Preheat the oven to 275 F.
Melt the margarine or butter in a shallow pan over low heat. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, and garlic salt (don't use garlic powder).
Combine the Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, nuts (peanuts, pecans, or cashews), and pretzel rods in a large bowl and drizzle with the butter mixture. Mix with a large spoon until all of the pieces are evenly coated with the seasoned butter mixture.
Place the mixture in a shallow baking pan with sides. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes so the mix is evenly toasted.
Cool and enjoy!
- Store your mix in an airtight container for up to three days, if it lasts that long!
- You can change this recipe to suit your tastes. Add other types of nuts or snack foods.
- Potato sticks would be a great addition, as would pecan halves or cashews.
- You could even add some small cheese crackers to the mix.