Are you tired of making snacks on the sweet side? Would you like more snack ideas that are on the savory side? If so, then this roundup of Savory Chex Mix Recipes can help boost your creativity! These recipes have made it into our collection Chex Mix Recipe Ideas on the site and we hope they make it into yours.
Chex Mix is a traditional snack that has been a staple at parties, gatherings, and movie nights for generations. Even though the original Chex Mix recipe is a tried-and-true favorite, there’s a whole world of savory variations that can take this beloved snack to new heights.
Items needed to prepare this Chex Mix snack
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Mixing Bowl Set
Half Sheet Bakers Pan
Silicone Mixing Spoon Set
Chex Mix really is the go-to snack year round. Making a batch doesn’t take long at all and the ingredient list can be as small or as big as you would like. It really is amazing how many creations you can make with this popular snack.
Is It Cheaper To Buy Chex Mix Or Make Your Own?
It is always cheaper to make a homemade version versus purchasing an already made bag. You are able to control the amount of ingredients, therefore making it healthier. There may also be enough to create another batch or two.
How Long Will These Savory Chex Mix Recipes Stay Fresh?
If you store the mix correctly, they should last about 4 to 6 weeks. We like to use these Pyrex glass storage containers to place them in. Make sure the lids are tightly secured as to not let any air circulate. This will result in a stale mix.
Is it Ok to Freeze Chex Mix?
Yes! You can freeze homemade Chex Mix in gallon sized zip lock bags or you can Food Saver portions for up to 6 months. When ready to eat, take the bags out of the freezer and place them on the counter at room temperature to defrost.
What is a Good Substitute For Chex Mix in a Recipe?
If you are not a fan of this savory snack, you can substitute it with Cheerios, crackers, pretzels, cheese crackers such as Goldfish or Cheez Its, bagel chips, Bugles, or your favorite nuts.
Can I Eat These Savory Chex Mix Recipes Everyday?
Eating a little bit of Chex Mix everyday wouldn’t be an issue. However, due to high sodium content, it is recommended to only eat a minimal amount daily.
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Cajun Chex Mix – bold, spicy, and full of texture. This party Chex mix recipe has everything – a flavorful cajun spice blend paired with garlic, onion, butter, and ranch seasoning. Throw it in the slow cooker, heat, and serve.
Taking the traditional holiday snack mix to the next level, this Smoked Chex Mix recipe adds more of what you want! This recipe is easy to follow and only takes one hour of cooking (or should we say, smoking) time.