Homemade Chex Mix

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There’s nothing quite like the irresistible crunch and savory flavor of Homemade Chex Mix.

This classic snack is perfect for parties, movie nights, or simply satisfying those midday cravings.

With a mix of crispy cereal, crunchy nuts, and savory seasonings, Homemade Chex Mix is easy to customize to your taste preferences.

Plus, making it yourself allows you to control the ingredients, ensuring a healthier and more delicious snack for you and your family.

Get ready to enjoy the perfect blend of salty, savory, and satisfying flavors with this homemade version of a beloved snack classic.


  • 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 1 cup pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder


Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C).

In a large mixing bowl, combine the Corn Chex, Rice Chex, Wheat Chex, pretzel sticks, and mixed nuts.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, garlic powder, and onion powder.

Pour the butter mixture over the cereal mixture, tossing gently to coat evenly.

Spread the coated mixture in an even layer on a large baking sheet.

Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even baking.

Remove from the oven and let cool completely before serving or storing in an airtight container.

Nutritional Facts:

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 120
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 2g


1. Can I add other ingredients to the mix?

Certainly! Feel free to customize your Homemade Chex Mix by adding your favorite ingredients like cheese crackers, dried fruit, or even chocolate chips for a sweet twist.

2. Can I use a different type of Chex cereal?

Yes, you can mix and match Chex cereals according to your preference or what you have on hand. Experiment with different combinations to find your favorite.

3. How should I store Homemade Chex Mix?

Store your Homemade Chex Mix in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. Be sure it’s completely cooled before storing to maintain its crispness.

4. Can I make a larger batch?

Absolutely! Simply double or triple the recipe to make a larger batch of Homemade Chex Mix, adjusting the baking time as needed to ensure even cooking.

5. Can I make a gluten-free version of Homemade Chex Mix?

Yes, you can use gluten-free Chex cereals and ensure any additional ingredients you add are also gluten-free to make a delicious gluten-free version of Homemade Chex Mix.

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