Hot Buttered Rum Party Mix

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + cooling


2 quarts

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
A spicy mix of crisp cereal, soft marshmallows and rum extract make this a delicious treat to nosh on with friends, while studying or when watching a movie. —Susan Tite, China, Michigan
Hot Buttered Rum Party Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups Honey Nut Chex
  • 2 cups Cinnamon Chex
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine cereals; set aside. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar and honey. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 minutes, stirring once. Stir in the extract and spices; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Cook, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Let cool slightly. Stir in marshmallows. Spread onto waxed paper to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 202 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.