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Spicy Snack Mix Recipe

Spicy Snack Mix is a light, crispy concoction that's a favorite of Betty Sitzman and her family in Wray, Colorado. The nuts help to satisfy the "hungries", and you can make the mix more or less spicy to suit your taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:40 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 5 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 7 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 6 cups Cheerios cereal
  • 1 (12-ounce) can mixed nuts


  • 1. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine cereal and nuts; mix well. Stir in butter mixture; stir until well blended. Spread into two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 250°for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Yield: 40 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 117 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2011

"Prepared as written, this recipe was spicy but not too spicy."

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