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Chesapeake Snack Mix Recipe

Chesapeake Snack Mix Recipe

Plain pretzels pale in comparison to this jazzy concoction that microwaves in moments. Pack a pouch to go for an easy at-work or on-the-road snack. —JoAnne Geiger, Baltimore
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups Corn Chex
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 2 cups cheddar-flavored snack crackers
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  • 1. In a 3-qt. microwave-safe bowl, combine the cereals, crackers and pretzels. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt butter. Stir in the vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, seafood seasoning, celery seed and mustard. Pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • 2. Cook, uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes, stirring once. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 157 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 371 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.