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Healthy Party Snack Mix

Party mix has always been a tradition in our home. I lightened my mom's recipe, replacing margarine with heart-healthy olive oil. No one even noticed. —Melissa Hansen, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 quarts

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Corn Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex
  • 3 cups Multi Grain Cheerios
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cereals, peanuts and pretzels. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • Transfer to two 15x10x1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray. Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely in pans on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 150 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 310mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

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  • Susie77
    Mar 9, 2017

    I love the store-bought Chex Mix snack stuff -- this is very close!

  • nwiowa
    Mar 1, 2014

    Very delicious. Easy. Low fat!

  • sudiiptaa
    Jan 16, 2014

    nice recipe

  • vafromva
    Feb 16, 2013

    We could taste and smell the olive oil. We prefer original recipe.

  • LisaH1215
    Feb 4, 2013

    My kids absolutely loved this. I doubled the seasoning like most people did, it was excellent.

  • Carol0626
    Sep 17, 2012

    This is AMAZING! Can't say anything else... :)

  • clbrown24
    Sep 11, 2012

    Omitted peanuts and added whole grain fish crackers to cut fat.

  • mrscrazyed1
    Jan 20, 2012

    I've never made the classic party mix, but thought this one interesting because of the healthy changes. Unfortunately, I found it very bland, even with the addition of some cajun seasoning. It might be better with double the seasoning as KWhitehead suggested, but that would cancel out the healthy aspect.

  • jessicaso
    Aug 22, 2011

    No comment left

  • KWhitehead
    Jan 3, 2011

    I doubled the seasoning, and it was delicious! (worchestershire sauce, seasoned salt [I used cajun seasoning instead], and garlic powder)