julia's extra special holiday chex mix

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lori Rutherford
from Honolulu, HI

I went online to find a chex mix recipe to use as favors for a luncheon we were having. This is so awesome...you will not be able to stop eating it.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 14 cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For julia's extra special holiday chex mix

  • 1 lb
    bacon (approx, up to 1/2 c drippings)
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground sage
  • 1/2 tsp
    lawry's seasoned salt
  • 2 c
    dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 c
    cashew pieces
  • 2 c
    pretzels
  • 5 c
    corn chex
  • 3 c
    rice chex
  • 1 c
    wheat chex
  • 2 c
    cheerios toasted oat cereal
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How To Make julia's extra special holiday chex mix

  • 1
    Fry bacon until it's nice and crisp. 1 lb. of bacon will yield between 1/3 to 1/2 c of drippings. It depends on the bacon you use.
  • 2
    Place cooked bacon in a container and reserve it for another use. It's the leftover drippings you're after.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • 4
    Melt the butter and bacon drippings together in a saucepan, then stir in the seasonings to make a nice, buttery mix.
  • 5
    In a large bowl, combine all the remaining ingredients and gradually stir in the buttery seasoning mix until the dry ingredients are evenly coated.
  • 6
    Spread on a cookie sheet and bake for 1 hr, turning every 15 minutes. Spread on paper towel to cool.

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