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 bag (8.75 oz) Chex Mix® traditional snack mix

2 containers (2.8 oz each) 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


Heat oven to 250 degrees F.

In large bowl, mix snack mix, French-fried onions and bacon. In small bowl, mix melted butter and remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over snack mixture; toss to coat.

Spread mixture on ungreased 15 x 10-inch pan.

Bake for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Spread on paper towels to cool.

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 courtesy of Betty Crocker.