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The Big Game Chex Mix

The Big Game Chex Mix

Go for the extra points with this ready-in-30-minutes savory mix that's perfect for game-time munching.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 2 cups honey mustard flavor small pretzel twists, pieces or nuggets
  • 1 cup smoked almonds
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard or hot and spicy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

Instructions

  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, pretzels and almonds.
  2. In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, mustard, honey and seasoned salt uncovered on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is melted and mixture is hot; stir.
  3. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  4. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown.
  5. Spread on wax paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  6. Store in airtight container.

Yield: 24 servings (1/2 cup each)

Oven Directions: Heat oven to 250 degrees F. In ungreased large roasting pan, mix cereals, pretzels and almonds. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, mustard, honey and seasoned salt over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and mixture is hot. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake uncovered about 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes, until mixture begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Substitution: Use your favorite combination of Chex cereals — just make sure to use a total of 9 cups.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 45); Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 290mg; Total Carbohydrate 18g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g); Protein 3g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker