Texas Snack Mix Recipe
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Texas Snack Mix Recipe

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Make this fun, easy snack mix in the microwave for a treat anytime. Add extra red pepper sauce for more "kick."
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 cups each Corn Chex, Wheat Chex and Rice Chex
  • 1 cup unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup cheese-flavored snack crackers
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons seasoned salt

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 218 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, peanuts, pretzels and crackers. In a small bowl, combine the butter, Worcestershire sauce, pepper sauce and seasoned salt; pour over cereal mixture.
  2. Microwave in batches on high for 2 minutes, stirring three times. Spread onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Texas Snack Mix in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p10

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galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 144407
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

"It's spicy, but not hot. I didn't microwave it in batches, I just put the whole big bowl in and then spread it out to cool and it turned out great -- still crispy."

jocookinlight User ID: 2891980 144406
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2008

"Don't waste your time with the "Fat loss for idiots" I paid the required $40, tried it twice and gotten sick by the 5th day. It's so not healthy!"

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