Easy Copycat Chex Mix

Easy Copycat Chex Mix Recipe



Easy Copycat Chex Mix Recipe. This recipe is a fantastic choice for a quick and convenient snack, great for both kids and adults.

The key ingredients for this snack mix are simple – butter, seasonings, cereal, pretzels, and bagel chips.

What’s great is that you can adjust the quantities as per your preference. Want a tad more pretzels? Go for it. Like it spicier? Add some extra seasonings. The power is in your hands.

Serving this treat is as flexible as making it. You could serve it during a movie night, at a picnic, or even as a party snack.

You can store it for later use, ensuring you’ve always got a tasty snack on hand.

Closeup of Easy Copycat Chex Mix in a black pan.

Tips and Tricks

Preparing the Pan

Preheat your roasting pan in the oven before adding the butter. This ensures that the butter melts quickly and evenly, making it easier to coat your ingredients.

Even Coating

Gradually add the cereal, mixing as you go. This method helps ensure that every piece gets evenly coated with the buttery seasoning mixture.

Stirring Consistently

Stir your mix every 15 minutes while baking. This helps to prevent any pieces from burning and ensures an even bake throughout.

Cooling Process

After baking, spread your mix out on paper towels. This step not only helps the mix cool down faster but also absorbs any excess butter, preventing it from becoming too greasy.

Storage

Store your cooled mix in an airtight container. This keeps it fresh and crispy for a longer period, allowing you to enjoy it for days.

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Easy Copycat Chex Mix in a black pan.



If you need to change the amount of servings the recipe will make, click on the number of servings in the section under the “Print Recipe” bar, and move the slider up or down to change the number of servings you want.

Or to double or triple the recipe, click on the 2x or 3x next to “Ingredients”.

Closeup of Easy Copycat Chex Mix in a black pan.

Copycat Chex Party Mix Snack

Nesting Lane Indulge
Easy Copycat Chex Mix Recipe: A delightful snack, ideal for any occasion. Quick, easy, and utterly delicious, it's the ideal solution for your snack cravings.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 250 degrees.
  • Place a large roasting pan in the oven to warm it up.
  • Once the pan is warm, add the butter and let it melt.
  • After the butter is melted, carefully add your favorite seasonings and give them a good stir.
  • Add the cereal. Do this gradually, mixing as you go so that everything gets evenly coated.
  • Add the pretzels and bagel chips to the mix, stirring them in until they too are coated with the butter and seasonings.
  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring it every 15 minutes.
  • Once your mix has baked for an hour, spread it out on paper towels. This helps it to cool and also absorbs any extra butter.
  • When it's cool, store your tasty mix in an airtight container to keep it fresh.

Notes

Servings Per Recipe: 24

Nutrition

Calories: 142.6kcalCarbohydrates: 19.8gProtein: 3gFat: 6.3gSaturated Fat: 2.3gCholesterol: 7.6mgSodium: 297.2mgFiber: 1.6gSugar: 1.9g
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does this Chex mix stay fresh?

Stored properly in an airtight container, it should remain fresh for up to a week.

Do I have to use a roasting pan?

A roasting pan is ideal, but if you don’t have one, any large, deep baking dish will do.

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