Taco Tidbits Recipe
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Taco Tidbits Recipe

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"This four-ingredient combination is a great change of pace from typical snack mixes," writes Sharon Mensing of Greenfield, Iowa. And it's a good thing the crispy treat is so simple to throw together. After one handful, your family will empty the bowl in no time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 11 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 8 cups Corn Chex
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 150 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 456mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Place butter in an 11-in. x 7-in. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds or until melted. Add taco seasoning. Stir in the cereal until evenly coated. Microwave on high for 45 seconds; stir. Heat 1 to 1-1/2 minutes longer; stir. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; microwave for 45 seconds. Stir; heat 1 minute longer. Yield: 8 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Taco Tidbits in Quick Cooking November/December 2001, p19

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mamashari User ID: 3758442 204555
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"Tasted like chex with chili powder. Which, I guess, it essentially is. Thank goodness I tried it at home before I took it to our family reunion. Will not make again."

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