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Chili-Lime Snack Mix

 Chili-Lime Snack Mix
Why buy a pricey bagged snack mix when you can easily make a better-tasting one at home? Create a Southwestern sensation with chili powder, cayenne pepper and a twist of lime.
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 8 cups Corn Chex
  • 1 cup cheddar-flavored snack crackers
  • 1 cup corn nuts
  • 1 cup corn chips
  • 1 cup miniature pretzel twists
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
  • In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over cereal
  • mixture and toss to coat.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 minutes, stirring three times.
  • Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container.
  • Yield: 3 quarts.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.