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Chex ix in a black bowl.

Chex Mix Recipe

  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 11 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings


This traditional savory Chex Mix Recipe will be a huge hit to serve as a snack mix for the holidays! This cheez it snack mix is popular for parties, game days and perfect for any holiday gatherings. Such an easy versatile Chex mix using your favorite party snacks to suit you your tastes.


1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons seasoned salt

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

2 cups Corn Chex Cereal

2 cups Rice Chex Cereal

1 cup pretzels (bite-size)

1 cup cheddar crackers

1 cup oyster crackers

1 cup peanuts



How long does Chex mix stay fresh? Store leftover or make ahead cooled Chex party mix in a zippered plastic bag or an airtight container on the counter to stay fresh for 5 to 7 days. You can store it for longer before it goes bad but I find it stays freshest for the 5 to 7 days.


  1. Preheat your oven to 250°F
  2. Follow the same steps for melting the butter and Worcestershire mixture in a bowl in the microwave
  3. Place the cereal mixture in another large bowl mixed together
  4. Pour the butter and spice mixture over your cereal mixture in the bowl and gently toss until evenly coated
  5. Spread the mixture onto two large baking sheets evenly
  6. Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes
  7. Remove from the oven to cool
  8. Once it has cooled you can add chocolate or candy like M&M’s
  9. Serve or store to keep fresh

Can you freeze Chex mix recipe? Yes you can! Freeze using freezer zippered bags or a freezer-safe container for 2 to 3 months.

Thaw at room temperature before serving.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American

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