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Fall Harvest Chex Mix

This Fall Harvest Chex Mix is a wonderful snack! It's a version of Chex mix that has a bit of sweetness and a bit of spiciness to make your fall complete!

Course Appetizer and Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, fall recipe, party food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
22 servings
332 kcal

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Wheat Chex
  • 3 cups Rice Chex
  • 3 cups miniature cheese crackers (we used Cheez-Its, goldfish can be used as well)
  • 1 cup fresh pumpkin seeds (washed and dried)
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspon hot pepper sauce (we used Louisiana Hot Sauce)
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (we used Louisiana Hot Sauce)
  • 2 cups milk chocolate M & M's or candy corn M & M's

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, crackers, and pumpkin seeds.
  3. Place the melted butter inside a small bowl stir in the seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce.

  4. Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  5. Spread mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake for 1 hour and transfer to a large bowl. Let the mixture cool for 15 minutes and then add in the M & M's. Stir until well combined.

  7. Store in airtight containers or in a gallon sized ziplock bag.

Libby's Notes

Recipe Source:

From the magazine, Taste of Home: Halloween Food & Fun; September/October 2008 edition

Nutrition Facts
Fall Harvest Chex Mix
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 635mg 26%
Potassium 65mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 13g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 9.9%
Iron 24.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.