My son loves the Bold Chex Mix available in the stores. He is a fan of onion, garlic and a little heat. This is one of the first snacks he will request. He recently asked if we could get some of this for his lunch, and I thought, I wonder if I can come up with a homemade version. I read the ingredients on the bag and came up with my shopping list. I then checked some other recipes from Chex and came up with this version. There is quite a bit of spice and heat. Be careful when stirring this while cooking as the fragrance is quite strong. It turns out my son loves this version. I hope you will enjoy it as well.
Homemade Bold Chex Mix Recipe
- 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
- 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
- 3 cups Wheat Chex cereal
- 1 cup melba toast, broken into bite size pieces
- 1 cup mini pretzels twists
- 1 cup sourdough crackers, broken into bite size pieces
- ¼ cup butter or margarine
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tsp red pepper sauce
- 1 tsp seasoned salt
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 2 tsp Parmesan cheese
- In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, Melba toast, pretzels and crackers; set aside.
- In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 20 seconds or until melted. Stir in all seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture and stir until evenly coated. I covered my bowl with a lid and shook vigorously until it was covered.
- Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes.
- Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.
Adapted from other Chex mix recipes and ingredients found on Chex Mix Bold bag.
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