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Spicy Party Mix Recipe

Spicy Party Mix Recipe

Sesame seeds are a fun addition in this savory snack mix suggested by field editor June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri. "Both children and adults go for this crispy combo," she assures.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:22 servings


  • 10 cups Crispix
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, peanuts, pretzels and sesame seeds. In a large saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Pour over the cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Spread in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 250° for 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 200 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 383 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.