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Spicy Party Mix Recipe

Spicy Party Mix Recipe

Sesame seeds are a fun addition in this savory snack mix suggested by field editor June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri. "Both children and adults go for this crispy combo," she assures.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:22 servings


  • 10 cups Crispix
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, peanuts, pretzels and sesame seeds. In a saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Pour over the cereal mixture and stir to coat. Spread in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 250° for 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 200 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2017

"great recipe although I use butter instead of oil and, it takes longer than 10 minutes to dry in oven, about 45 to 1 hr. But my family also loves this recipe."

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"My kids love this!"

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2010

"I LOVE this recipe!! I make mine without sesame seeds and peanuts but add cheerios and goldfish. I bake is pyrex dish (not greased) for 45-60min. (check every 15min).

this really is delicious!! I am making it right now for the second time this week;-)"

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