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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
Servings 22 servings
Calories 332kcal

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

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cereal, crackers, and pumpkin seeds.
  • 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.
  • Drizzle butter mixture over cereal mixture and toss to coat.
  • Spread mix onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • 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.
  • Store in airtight containers or in a gallon sized ziplock bag.

Notes

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

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 5.9% | Vitamin C: 2.6% | Calcium: 9.9% | Iron: 24.1%