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Chili-Lime Snack Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

3 quarts

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. —Julie Beckwith, Crete, Illinois
Chili-Lime Snack Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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 zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 minutes, stirring three times. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 162 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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