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Spicy Chipotle Snack Mix Recipe

My family craves anything flavored with chipotle--and this spicy snack fills the bill. It's great for last-minute get-togethers because it takes only 15 minutes to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 5 cups Corn Chex
  • 2 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt


  • 1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the cereals, pretzels and peanuts. In a small bowl, combine the butter and spices; pour over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • 2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5-6 minutes, stirring three times. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 2-3/4 quarts.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 203 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 418mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 16, 2014

"I didn't have any Chex mix on hand, so I used regular and nacho flavored Bugles. It turned out really well. I had several requests for the recipe."

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