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my homemade chex snack mix

Recipe by
Carol Davis
Silver City, NM

I remember having this as a teenager in the 70s. Very yummy. Then they came out with pre-made mix. It just wasn't the same as homemade. I recently started making it for game night, but I only stuck with the recipe for the first batch. Then I got creative. This is the recent product.

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For my homemade chex snack mix

  • 1/2 c
    ( 1 stick) salted butter
  • 1/2 c
    bacon fat
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • MIX
  • 3 c
    corn chex cereal
  • 3 c
    rice chex cereal
  • 3 c
    wheat chex cereal
  • 2 c
    pretzel sticks
  • 1 c
    cheddar sesame sticks
  • 1 c
    garlic sesame sticks
  • 1 c
    cajun sesame sticks
  • 1 c
    mixed nuts
  • 1 c
    cashew pieces

How To Make my homemade chex snack mix

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 250F
  • 2
    In a small sauce pan, over low heat, melt butter and bacon grease. Add spices and stir.
  • 3
    In a large (18") roasting pan gently mix dry ingredients.
  • 4
    Evenly pour seasonings over mix. Gently stir until mix is evenly coated.
  • 5
    Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread onto paper towels to cool.
  • 6
    Store in air tight container(s).

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