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Bacon Blooming Onion Chex Mix®

Bacon Blooming Onion Chex Mix recipe

Spicy bacon and onion flavors in an easy to make Chex mix.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (8.75 ounce) bag Chex Mix® traditional snack mix
  • 2 (2.8 ounce) containers French-fried onions
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl, mix snack mix, French-fried onions and bacon.
  3. In small bowl, mix melted butter and remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over snack mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Spread mixture on ungreased 15 x 10-inch pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Spread on paper towels to cool.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

Prep Time 10 min | Total Time 45 min | Servings 12

If you like spicier flavors, try chipotle chile powder in place of ancho.

Nutrition Information 1 Serving Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 130), % Daily Value Total Fat 15g 15% (Saturated Fat 6g, 6% Trans Fat 0g 0% ), Cholesterol 15mg 15%; Sodium 490mg 490%; Total Carbohydrate 21g 21% (Dietary Fiber 1g 1% Sugars 1g 1% ), Protein 3g 3%

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 6%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photograph used with permission from Betty Crocker.


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