Original 1956 Chex Party Mix

Susan Feliciano


Did you know that Chex Party Mix developed with the introduction of TV watching into daily life? It was a snack that could be eaten without interrupting a TV show!
This recipe came off the back of a cereal box, probably around 1956. It is way different than many of the recipes you find on line today.


★★★★★ 4 votes

about 10 cups
15 Min
40 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 2 c
    wheat chex cereal
  • 2 c
    corn chex cereal
  • 2 c
    rice chex cereal
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    pretzel sticks, broken

How to Make Original 1956 Chex Party Mix


  1. Preheat oven to 275°. Melt butter in a 9x13-inch cake pan.
  2. Stir in worcestershire sauce, seasoning salt, and garlic salt.
  3. Stir cereal, peanuts, and pretzel pieces into the margarine mixture, stirring to coat well.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring well every 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool about 30 minutes, stirring once. Store in airtight container.

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About Original 1956 Chex Party Mix

Course/Dish: Nuts Crackers Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom

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